Caledonia, WI

Caledonia profile

Living in Caledonia

Caledonia is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 25,277 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Caledonia is the 32nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Caledonia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Caledonia is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in office and administrative support (13.29%), management occupations (11.19%), and sales jobs (8.00%).

Because of many things, Caledonia is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Caledonia 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, Caledonia has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Caledonia’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

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: 30.78% of adults in Caledonia have a college degree.

The per capita income in Caledonia in 2018 was $37,364, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,456 for a family of four.

Caledonia is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 Italian.

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