Roscoe, IL

Roscoe profile

Living in Roscoe

Roscoe is a somewhat small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,510 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Roscoe is the 211th largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Roscoe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Roscoe is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roscoe who work in sales jobs (12.07%), office and administrative support (10.48%), and healthcare (8.48%).

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

Because of many things, Roscoe is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Roscoe really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Roscoe perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The population of Roscoe is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.99% of adults in Roscoe have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Roscoe in 2018 was $37,712, which is wealthy relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,848 for a family of four.

The people who call Roscoe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Roscoe residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Roscoe include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Roscoe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.