Sullivan is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,494 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sullivan is the 352nd largest community in Illinois.
Sullivan is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sullivan is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sullivan who work in office and administrative support (14.29%), sales jobs (7.93%), and healthcare (7.24%).
One of the benefits of Sullivan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.84 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Sullivan does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Sullivan overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Sullivan, 21.39% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sullivan in 2010 was $22,964, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,856 for a family of four. However, Sullivan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Sullivan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sullivan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sullivan include Irish, English, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Sullivan is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and German.