Saybrook is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 689 people and just one neighborhood, Saybrook is the 705th largest community in Illinois. Saybrook has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Saybrook, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.38% of Saybrook’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Saybrook is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saybrook who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), sales jobs (11.79%) and management occupations (8.72%).
Also of interest is that Saybrook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Saybrook’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Saybrook, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.96 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small village, Saybrook doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.