Roscoe, IL

Roscoe profile

Living in Roscoe

Roscoe is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,983 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Roscoe is the 209th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Roscoe was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Roscoe economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Roscoe, where the median household income is $98,750.00.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Roscoe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 sales jobs (13.44%), management occupations (9.65%), and healthcare (8.44%).

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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Roscoe a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Roscoe has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Roscoe’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Roscoe citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.88% of adults in Roscoe have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Roscoe in 2018 was $37,894, which is wealthy relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,576 for a family of four.

Roscoe is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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, Italian, English, and Swedish.

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