Worden is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,030 people and just one neighborhood, Worden is the 630th largest community in Illinois. Worden has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Worden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Worden is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worden who work in office and administrative support (15.29%), healthcare (7.84%) and sales jobs (7.06%).
Also of interest is that Worden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Worden 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, Worden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Worden, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Worden 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.