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Blue Mound, Illinois is a small town with slightly more than 1,000 residents. It's a nice place to raise a family, as children aged 5-14 account for a higher percentage of the population here (30%) than nationally (19%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 35, is decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in Blue Mound, and 76% of residents own their homes. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $768 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Blue Mound will save around $3,400 compared to the state average.
Blue Mound has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Many residents (41%) drive themselves to work, while public transit is not used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
Blue Mound has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (25%) compared to the national average. Further, 6% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Blue Mound: manufacturing and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 12% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the town. Blue Mound workers take home an average annual income of just over $63K, less than the average Illinois resident. Blue Mound's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.
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