Caledonia, WI

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Living in Caledonia

Caledonia is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 25,002 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Caledonia is the 32nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some villages, Caledonia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Caledonia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caledonia is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in office and administrative support (16.31%), management occupations (12.26%), and sales jobs (8.15%).

It is a fairly quiet village 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!) Caledonia 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. Caledonia has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Caledonia than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Caledonia may be for you.

In terms of college education, Caledonia is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.29% of adults in Caledonia have a college degree.

The per capita income in Caledonia in 2010 was $36,142, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,568 for a family of four. However, Caledonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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