Patoka is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 568 people and just one neighborhood, Patoka is the 735th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Patoka, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.95% of Patoka’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Patoka is a village of service providers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Patoka who work in healthcare (14.22%), office and administrative support (9.48%) and healthcare suport services (7.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Patoka’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Patoka has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Patoka a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Patoka, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.64 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Patoka doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.