Taylorville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,873 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Taylorville is the 203rd largest community in Illinois. Taylorville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Taylorville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Taylorville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taylorville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Taylorville who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), management occupations (9.47%), and sales jobs (8.56%).
The citizens of Taylorville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.80% of adults in Taylorville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Taylorville in 2010 was $24,816, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,264 for a family of four. However, Taylorville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Taylorville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Taylorville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Taylorville include Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Taylorville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.