Shiloh, IL


Shiloh profile

Living in Shiloh

Shiloh is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 13,011 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Shiloh is the 191st largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Shiloh is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.46%), business and financial occupations (9.81%), and management occupations (9.23%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Shiloh, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

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.

Even though Shiloh is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Shiloh are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.58% 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 $42,143, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,572 for a family of four.

Shiloh is an extremely 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 Urdu.