Peotone, IL

Peotone profile

Living in Peotone

Peotone is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 4,105 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Peotone is the 367th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages, Peotone isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Peotone are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Peotone is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peotone who work in sales jobs (12.33%), office and administrative support (10.16%), and healthcare (9.98%).

In Peotone, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Peotone are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.63% of adults in Peotone having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Peotone in 2018 was $32,381, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,524 for a family of four. However, Peotone contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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