Rockton is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,554 people and just one neighborhood, Rockton is the 260th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Rockton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rockton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rockton is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockton who work in office and administrative support (13.21%), sales jobs (12.23%) and management occupations (9.90%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Rockton 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, Rockton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.