Washburn is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,132 people and just one neighborhood, Washburn is the 610th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Washburn is a blue-collar town, with 43.94% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Washburn is a village of production and manufacturing workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Washburn who work in management occupations (8.47%), sales jobs (7.55%) and food service (6.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Washburn 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, Washburn’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 Washburn is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Washburn, the average commute to work is 32.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Washburn 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.