South Beloit is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 7,624 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Beloit is the 256th largest community in Illinois.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, South Beloit is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Beloit is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Beloit who work in sales jobs (13.40%), office and administrative support (10.41%), and management occupations (8.34%).
The percentage of adults in South Beloit with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.16% of adults in South Beloit have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Beloit in 2018 was $25,543, 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 $102,172 for a family of four. However, South Beloit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Beloit is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in South Beloit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.