Momence is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Momence is the 409th largest community in Illinois. Momence has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Momence is a blue-collar town, with 41.77% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Momence is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Momence who work in office and administrative support (8.04%), management occupations (7.51%), and food service (7.06%).
Of important note, Momence is also a city of artists. Momence has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Momence’s character.
Being a small city, Momence does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Momence has a very low overall level of education: only 8.85% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Momence in 2018 was $21,534, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,136 for a family of four. However, Momence contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Momence is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Momence home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Momence residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Momence also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Momence include German, Irish, Polish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Momence is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.