Pana is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,607 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pana is the 305th largest community in Illinois. Pana has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pana is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pana is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pana who work in sales jobs (11.50%), healthcare suport services (10.16%), and office and administrative support (10.12%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pana is worth considering.
In Pana, just 7.30% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pana in 2010 was $17,672, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,688 for a family of four.
The people who call Pana home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pana residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pana include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Pana is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.