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Paxton Demographics

Education

High School

43%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

36%

3 people

25%

4 people

25%

5 people

10%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

45%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

14%

150-200k

4%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

14%

20-45

29%

45-65

27%

65+

16%

Getting Around Paxton

Paxton Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

53%

15-30 Mins

19%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

4%

Paxton Education

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Living in Paxton, IL

Paxton is a small town in Illinois with a population of slightly more than 4,000. Retirees are widely prevalent, as they account for 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. The majority of residents own their homes in Paxton, and 32% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $585/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Paxton will save around $5,600 compared to the state average.

Paxton has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Additionally, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 3% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Paxton residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The four most common are retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and education. Combined, these industries make up 25% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of about $58K, Paxton workers earn less than the average Illinois resident. Paxton's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

With an average commute time of about 21 minutes, faster than most cities in the state, Paxton residents know that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used. Not many workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.