Viola is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 927 people and just one neighborhood, Viola is the 649th largest community in Illinois. Viola has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Viola, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.11% of Viola’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Viola is a village of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Viola who work in office and administrative support (12.27%), business and financial occupations (10.42%) and sales jobs (8.56%).
Also of interest is that Viola has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Viola 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 village’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, Viola’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Viola, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.93 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Viola does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.