Collinsville, IL

Collinsville profile

Living in Collinsville

Collinsville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 24,395 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Collinsville is the 87th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Collinsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Collinsville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collinsville who work in office and administrative support (12.13%), sales jobs (10.26%), and management occupations (8.66%).

Also of interest is that Collinsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Collinsville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.07% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Collinsville in 2018 was $30,890, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,560 for a family of four. However, Collinsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Collinsville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Collinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Collinsville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Collinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.