Brandon is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 862 people and just one neighborhood, Brandon is the 366th largest community in Wisconsin. Brandon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Brandon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.31% of the Brandon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Brandon is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandon who work in office and administrative support (16.94%), sales jobs (8.57%) and management occupations (8.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Brandon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Brandon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Brandon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Brandon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Brandon is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.