Oneida is a tiny city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 688 people and just one neighborhood, Oneida is the 701st largest community in Illinois. Oneida has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Oneida is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.91% of the Oneida workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Oneida is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oneida who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), teaching (9.28%) and sales jobs (8.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Oneida is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oneida a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oneida has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oneida’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Oneida doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.