Shiloh, IL


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Shiloh is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 12,961 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Shiloh is the 191st largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Shiloh isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shiloh are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shiloh is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shiloh who work in office and administrative support (12.79%), sales jobs (11.72%), and management occupations (10.17%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Shiloh. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

Also of interest is that Shiloh has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Shiloh, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Shiloh is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Shiloh are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.17% of adults in Shiloh have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Shiloh in 2010 was $39,109, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,436 for a family of four.

Shiloh is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Shiloh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shiloh residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shiloh include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Shiloh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.