Sandwich is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,366 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sandwich is the 270th largest community in Illinois.
Sandwich is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sandwich is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sandwich who work in office and administrative support (17.28%), sales jobs (14.23%), and management occupations (5.90%).
The percentage of adults in Sandwich with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.64% of adults in Sandwich have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sandwich in 2010 was $25,899, which is middle income relative to Illinois, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,596 for a family of four. However, Sandwich contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sandwich is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 16.62% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sandwich include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Sandwich is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.