Abbotsford is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,265 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Abbotsford is the 234th largest community in Wisconsin.
When you are in Abbotsford, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.28% of Abbotsford’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Abbotsford is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Abbotsford who work in office and administrative support (9.65%), management occupations (8.08%), and sales jobs (7.45%).
Overall, Abbotsford’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Abbotsford is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.79 minutes getting to work every day.
Abbotsford is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Abbotsford with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.06% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Abbotsford in 2010 was $28,163, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,652 for a family of four. However, Abbotsford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Abbotsford is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Abbotsford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Abbotsford residents report their race to be White. Abbotsford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Abbotsford include German, Polish, Norwegian, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Abbotsford's cultural character, accounting for 15.36% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Abbotsford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.