Wenona is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 998 people and just one neighborhood, Wenona is the 627th largest community in Illinois. Wenona has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wenona is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.05% of the Wenona workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wenona is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wenona who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), management occupations (7.99%) and healthcare (7.80%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Wenona’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small city, Wenona does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.