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.

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 overall 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, and the average American community has 21.84%.

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.