Pecatonica is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 2,138 people and just one neighborhood, Pecatonica is the 467th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Pecatonica was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Pecatonica isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pecatonica are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pecatonica is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pecatonica who work in office and administrative support (17.18%), sales jobs (12.03%) and management occupations (8.11%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Pecatonica 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, Pecatonica’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Pecatonica doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.