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Living In Cairo, IL

A small town located in Illinois, Cairo has a population of approximately 2,000. Families with young children are a common sight, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 37, are younger than most cities in Illinois. The majority of Cairo residents own their homes, and 43% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $469 a month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Illinois. Each month, renters in Cairo will pay around $583 less compared to the state average.

Cairo residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Driving is the most common way to get to work, opted for by 31% of workers, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.

Compared to the national average (5%), Cairo has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (7%). In addition, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Cairo residents work in one of three industries: entertainment, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries account for 21% of the labor force in the town. With an average annual income of about $37K, Cairo workers earn around $40,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

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