O'Fallon, IL


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Living in O'Fallon

O'Fallon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 29,031 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, O'Fallon is the 73rd largest community in Illinois.

O'Fallon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, O'Fallon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in O'Fallon who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), sales jobs (11.60%), and management occupations (11.12%).

O'Fallon is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around O'Fallon, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.

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

O'Fallon 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 city’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, O'Fallon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of O'Fallon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in O'Fallon, 46.10% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in O'Fallon in 2010 was $37,459, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,836 for a family of four. However, O'Fallon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

O'Fallon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call O'Fallon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of O'Fallon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in O'Fallon include Irish, English, Polish, and French .

The most common language spoken in O'Fallon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.