Baraboo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 12,155 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Baraboo is the 69th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Baraboo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Baraboo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Baraboo who work in sales jobs (14.42%), office and administrative support (13.48%), and food service (11.87%).
The education level of Baraboo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.41% of adults 25 and older in Baraboo have a college degree.
The per capita income in Baraboo in 2010 was $21,887, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,548 for a family of four. However, Baraboo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Baraboo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Baraboo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Baraboo include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Baraboo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.