Stonington is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 899 people and just one neighborhood, Stonington is the 655th largest community in Illinois. Stonington has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Stonington is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.51% of the Stonington workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Stonington is a village of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stonington who work in office and administrative support (14.25%), management occupations (8.14%) and healthcare (5.09%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Stonington is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Stonington is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.