Algoma, WI


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Algoma is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Algoma is the 193rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Algoma is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.25% of the Algoma workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Algoma is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Algoma who work in office and administrative support (12.94%), sales jobs (12.40%), and healthcare (5.63%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Algoma has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Algoma a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

In Algoma, just 10.88% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Algoma in 2010 was $19,579, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,316 for a family of four.

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

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

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