Watseka SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

Watseka, Illinois Info Snack

Watseka is a city in and the county seat of Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. It is located approximately 15 miles (24 km) west of the Illinois-Indiana state line on U.S. Route 24.
Population
5,359
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
21.7%
Median Home
$80,900
Median Income
$36,173
Median Rent
$563

Rankings for Watseka in Illinois

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Map Of Watseka, IL

Population over time in Watseka

Year Population % Change
2017 5,359 0.8%
2016 5,318 -2.0%
2015 5,426 -0.7%
2014 5,463 0.7%
2013 5,424 -3.7%
2012 5,630 -0.8%
2011 5,673 5.1%
2010 5,398 -

Crime in Watseka Per 100k

Crime Watseka IL USA
Violent Crime 161.3 438.8 382.9
Murder 20.2 7.8 5.3
Robbery 40.3 137.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 80.6 250.4 248.9
Property Crime 2680.9 2011.4 2362.0
Burglary 362.8 339.5 430.4
Larceny 2096.4 1508.8 1694.0
Car Theft 221.7 163.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Watseka

White
89.5% (4,795)
African American
3.4% (181)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (22)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (27)
Hispanic
6.2% (334)
Race Watseka IL USA
White 89.5% 61.9% 61.5%
African American 3.4% 14.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 5.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 6.2% 16.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Watseka, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.5% (34,833)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.7% (68,059)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.4% (103,964)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.2% (49,302)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (88,423)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (83,064)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (63,236)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.0% (32,154)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (4,823)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (8,038)
Income Watseka IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.5% 6.9% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.7% 4.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.4% 9.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.2% 8.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 12.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 17.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.7% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.0% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 6.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 6.9% 6.3%

Gender in Watseka

Female
56.9% (3,048)
Male
43.1% (2,310)
Gender Watseka IL USA
Female 56.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 43.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watseka for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.5% (136)
9-12th Grade
8.5% (455)
High School / GED
43.9% (2,354)
Some College
21.6% (1,159)
Associate's Degree
12.5% (671)
Bachelor's Degree
8.6% (458)
Master's Degree
1.1% (58)
Professional Degree
1.0% (55)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (8)
Education Watseka IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.5% 5.2% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.5% 6.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 43.9% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 21.6% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 12.5% 7.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.6% 20.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 1.1% 9.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.2% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.3% 1.4%

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