St. Joseph is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,082 people and just one neighborhood, St. Joseph is the 374th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. Joseph is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, St. Joseph is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Joseph who work in office and administrative support (23.19%), management occupations (8.42%) and healthcare (7.87%).
Also of interest is that St. Joseph has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, St. Joseph is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, St. Joseph really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is St. Joseph perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.