Monee, IL

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Living in Monee

Monee is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,061 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monee is the 331st largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Monee, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Monee, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Monee’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Monee does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $71,082.00.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Monee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Monee is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monee who work in sales jobs (17.43%), management occupations (10.39%), and office and administrative support (10.32%).

Also of interest is that Monee 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, Monee has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Monee a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Monee, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.02 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Monee is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The education level of Monee citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.07% of adults in Monee have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Monee in 2018 was $40,569, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,276 for a family of four.

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

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