Wapella is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 543 people and just one neighborhood, Wapella is the 740th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wapella is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wapella is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Wapella who work in office and administrative support (19.02%), teaching (8.36%) and business and financial occupations (7.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Wapella is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Wapella a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Wapella has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Wapella’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Wapella is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.