Allouez is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 13,930 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Allouez is the 59th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Allouez is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Allouez is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allouez who work in office and administrative support (13.39%), sales jobs (11.26%), and management occupations (10.05%).
Also of interest is that Allouez has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Allouez 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, Allouez really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Allouez 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.
One of the benefits of Allouez is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Allouez citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.34% of adults in Allouez have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Allouez in 2010 was $30,365, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,460 for a family of four. However, Allouez contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Allouez is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Allouez home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Allouez residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Allouez include Irish, Belgian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Allouez is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.