Pearl City is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 818 people and just one neighborhood, Pearl City is the 673rd largest community in Illinois. Pearl City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pearl City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.08% of the Pearl City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pearl City is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pearl City who work in office and administrative support (13.83%), farm management occupations (6.41%) and management occupations (6.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Pearl City 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 village’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, Pearl City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Pearl City is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.