South Beloit is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,680 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Beloit is the 256th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in South Beloit, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to South Beloit, and putting down their money on brand new construction. South Beloit’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. South Beloit does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $55,246.00.
South Beloit is a blue-collar town, with 35.39% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, South Beloit is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Beloit who work in office and administrative support (15.11%), sales jobs (13.80%), and management occupations (5.82%).
In terms of college education, South Beloit is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.26% of adults 25 and older in South Beloit have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Beloit in 2010 was $22,143, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,572 for a family of four. However, South Beloit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call South Beloit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Beloit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Beloit include Irish, Swedish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in South Beloit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.