Mount Zion, IL

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Mount Zion Profile


Overview

Mount Zion is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,795 people and just one neighborhood, Mount Zion is the 307th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Mount Zion is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mount Zion is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Zion who work in sales jobs (13.18%), management occupations (10.65%), and healthcare (9.79%).

Also of interest is that Mount Zion has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Mount Zion is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mount Zion’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Mount Zion is a very car-oriented village. 97.10% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Mount Zion is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Mount Zion has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small village, Mount Zion doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Mount Zion Demographics

The education level of Mount Zion citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.23% of adults in Mount Zion have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mount Zion in 2018 was $38,700, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,800 for a family of four. However, Mount Zion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mount Zion is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Mount Zion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Zion residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Zion include German, Irish, English, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Mount Zion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Mount Zion, IL HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Mcgaughey Elem School
1320 W Main St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
PK-01
Mt Zion Elem School
725 W Main St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
02-03
Mt Zion High School
305 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
09-12
Mt Zion Intermediate School
310 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
04-06
Mt Zion Jr High School
315 S Henderson St
Mount Zion, IL 62549
07-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

MT ZION CUSD 3


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.6% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.8% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 2.0%

Educational Expenditures

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MERIDIAN CUSD 15


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.2% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.8% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 2.0%

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OKAW VALLEY CUSD 302


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.6% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 2.0%

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