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Living In Central City, IL

Central City is a small town in Illinois with approximately 1,000 residents. Young children account for a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 39, skew younger than most cities in Illinois. The majority of Central City residents own their homes, and 33% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $602 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Central City will save around $5,400 compared to the state average.

Central City has an average commute time of about 21 minutes, shorter than the Illinois average of about 32 minutes. Driving is the typical mode of getting to work, selected by 47% of workers, while public transportation is not used. Relatively few residents walk to work.

Many Central City residents work in one of three industries: manufacturing, healthcare, and support. Combined, these industries make up 26% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of around $52K, Central City workers take home about $26,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (5%), Central City has a high concentration of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (9%). In addition, 4% possess a Bachelor's degree and 1% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

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