Roscoe, IL

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Living in Roscoe

Roscoe is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,526 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Roscoe is the 211th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Roscoe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Roscoe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roscoe is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roscoe who work in office and administrative support (11.84%), sales jobs (10.94%), and management occupations (8.93%).

Also of interest is that Roscoe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Roscoe is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Roscoe really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Roscoe perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The education level of Roscoe citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.05% of adults in Roscoe have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Roscoe in 2010 was $35,411, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,644 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Roscoe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.