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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Taylorville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taylorville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Taylorville who work in office and administrative support (17.49%), sales jobs (8.77%), and management occupations (7.30%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Taylorville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Taylorville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Taylorville rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.96% of adults 25 and older in Taylorville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Taylorville in 2010 was $22,915, 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 $91,660 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 Pacific Island languages and Arabic.