Roscoe, IL


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Roscoe is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,565 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Roscoe is the 211th largest community in Illinois. Roscoe has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Roscoe, where the median household income is $68,253.00.

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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roscoe who work in office and administrative support (12.80%), management occupations (12.01%), and sales jobs (10.67%).

In terms of college education, Roscoe is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.44% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Roscoe in 2010 was $27,442, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,768 for a family of four. However, Roscoe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Roscoe include Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.

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