Murrayville is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 573 people and just one neighborhood, Murrayville is the 734th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Murrayville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Murrayville is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Murrayville who work in office and administrative support (16.35%), sales jobs (11.41%) and personal care services (8.75%).
A relatively large number of people in Murrayville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Murrayville’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Murrayville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Murrayville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Murrayville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Murrayville may be for you.
As is often the case in a small village, Murrayville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.