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Villa Grove - Camargo, IL

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Overview


Villa Grove - Camargo is a very small town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,035 people and just one neighborhood, Villa Grove - Camargo is the 397th largest community in Illinois.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Villa Grove - Camargo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Villa Grove - Camargo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Villa Grove - Camargo is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Villa Grove - Camargo who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), management occupations (9.30%), and teaching (8.82%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Villa Grove - Camargo is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Villa Grove - Camargo’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Villa Grove - Camargo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The overall education level of Villa Grove - Camargo is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.64% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Villa Grove - Camargo in 2018 was $31,118, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,472 for a family of four. However, Villa Grove - Camargo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Villa Grove - Camargo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Villa Grove - Camargo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Villa Grove - Camargo include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and French.

The most common language spoken in Villa Grove - Camargo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Illinois, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Illinois.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Villa Grove - Camargo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.1% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 29.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.0%), and 17.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Villa Grove - Camargo, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report English roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (3.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (1.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (88.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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