Oquawka is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,301 people and just one neighborhood, Oquawka is the 570th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Oquawka, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.94% of Oquawka’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Oquawka is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oquawka who work in maintenance occupations (9.48%), office and administrative support (7.49%) and food service (7.15%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Oquawka’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Oquawka has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Oquawka a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.