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Black Creek - Shiocton, WI

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Overview


Black Creek - Shiocton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 7,948 people and just one neighborhood, Black Creek - Shiocton is the 120th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Black Creek - Shiocton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.44% of the Black Creek - Shiocton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Black Creek - Shiocton is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Black Creek - Shiocton who work in office and administrative support (11.25%), management occupations (10.20%), and sales jobs (8.58%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Black Creek - Shiocton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Black Creek - Shiocton’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Black Creek - Shiocton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The education level of Black Creek - Shiocton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.87% of adults 25 and older in Black Creek - Shiocton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Black Creek - Shiocton in 2022 was $36,543, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,172 for a family of four. However, Black Creek - Shiocton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Black Creek - Shiocton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Wisconsin. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 6.7% have Dutch ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Black Creek - Shiocton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.9% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.0%), and 15.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Black Creek - Shiocton, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (47.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Dutch roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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