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 $74,093.00.

Roscoe is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.94%), management occupations (11.86%), and sales jobs (10.75%).

Roscoe 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, Roscoe’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Roscoe citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.65% of adults in Roscoe have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Roscoe in 2010 was $29,646, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,584 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Roscoe include Irish, English, Italian, and Swedish.

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