Bayfield is a tiny city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 481 people and just one neighborhood, Bayfield is the 440th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Bayfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Bayfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bayfield is a city of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bayfield who work in teaching (17.09%), management occupations (10.55%) and maintenance occupations (8.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Bayfield is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Bayfield has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Bayfield has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bayfield than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bayfield may be for you.
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 16.92 minutes getting to work every day.
In Bayfield, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Bayfield is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.