Sandwich, IL

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Living in Sandwich

Sandwich is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,221 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sandwich is the 275th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities, Sandwich isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sandwich are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sandwich is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandwich who work in office and administrative support (9.55%), teaching (7.60%), and healthcare suport services (6.93%).

Overall, Sandwich’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

In Sandwich, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.60 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Sandwich is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.74% of adults 25 and older in Sandwich have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sandwich in 2018 was $29,619, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,476 for a family of four. However, Sandwich contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sandwich home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sandwich residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sandwich also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sandwich include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Sandwich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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