Wiley is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 445 people and just one neighborhood, Wiley is the 211th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wiley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wiley is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wiley who work in teaching (21.59%), management occupations (15.34%), and community and social services (13.64%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Wiley spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.48 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Wiley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Wiley is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.33% of adults in Wiley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wiley in 2018 was $35,263, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,052 for a family of four. However, Wiley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wiley is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wiley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wiley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Wiley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wiley include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and French.
The most common language spoken in Wiley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 9 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.3% of America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more British and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 5.5% have South American ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Wiley are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.6% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 47.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.9%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Wiley, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.5%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (89.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.