Thebes is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 391 people and just one neighborhood, Thebes is the 765th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Thebes isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thebes are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thebes is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thebes who work in food service (35.20%), office and administrative support (12.24%) and teaching (5.61%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Thebes is a college town. There are a lot of students in Thebes attending college, and as a result Thebes provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Thebes’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Thebes has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Thebes has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Thebes than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Thebes may be for you.
Being a small village, Thebes does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.