Beloit, WI

Beloit profile

Living in Beloit

Beloit is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 36,926 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Beloit is the 19th largest community in Wisconsin.

When you are in Beloit, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.45% of Beloit’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Beloit is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beloit who work in office and administrative support (13.10%), management occupations (7.02%), and sales jobs (6.39%).

The citizens of Beloit are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.72% of adults in Beloit have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Beloit in 2018 was $22,285, 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 $89,140 for a family of four. However, Beloit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Beloit is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Beloit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beloit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Beloit also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.24% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beloit include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

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