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Reynolds, IL

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Overview


Reynolds is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 486 people and just one neighborhood, Reynolds is the 750th largest community in Illinois. Reynolds 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

Unlike some villages, Reynolds isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Reynolds are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Reynolds is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Reynolds who work in office and administrative support (15.32%), food service (10.59%), and sales jobs (8.08%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Reynolds 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, Reynolds’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small village, Reynolds does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Reynolds who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.75% of the adults in Reynolds have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Reynolds in 2018 was $33,718, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,872 for a family of four. However, Reynolds contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Reynolds home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reynolds residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Reynolds include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Belgian.

The most common language spoken in Reynolds is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Reynolds, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 91.5% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 26 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.6% of America.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Reynolds is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in IL, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in Illinois. If you are considering retiring to Illinois, this is a good neighborhood to look at. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 22.7% have Irish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Reynolds are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 72.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 41.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.2%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Reynolds, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.7%), and residents who report Belgian roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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