Godfrey, IL

Godfrey profile

Living in Godfrey

Godfrey is a medium-sized village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 17,400 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Godfrey is the 142nd largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Godfrey is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Godfrey is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Godfrey who work in office and administrative support (13.66%), management occupations (12.26%), and sales jobs (11.40%).

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

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Godfrey has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Godfrey a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The overall education level of Godfrey citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.41% of adults in Godfrey have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Godfrey in 2018 was $39,200, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,800 for a family of four. However, Godfrey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Godfrey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.