Mount Pulaski is a small town in Illinois with a population of just under 2,000. Retirees can expect to feel welcome, as they make up 22% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 42, skews older than most cities in Illinois. Only 19% of residents rent in Mount Pulaski, as home ownership is common in the area. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $559/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Mount Pulaski will save around $5,900 compared to the state average.
Many Mount Pulaski residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 17% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 14% of the town's population works in sales, making it the top career path in the town. Mount Pulaski workers earn an average annual income of just over $72,000, about $5,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Illinois. However, Mount Pulaski's average income is fairly average compared to the national level of $73,345. Mount Pulaski has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (31%) compared to the national average. Further, 12% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Mount Pulaski has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Many residents (48%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
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