Piper City is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 789 people and just one neighborhood, Piper City is the 676th largest community in Illinois. Piper 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, Piper City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 45.99% of the Piper City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Piper City is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Piper City who work in farm management occupations (10.98%), food service (10.09%) and management occupations (7.72%).
Another important characteristic of Piper City is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Piper City’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.