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Cecil, WI

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Overview


Cecil is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 528 people and just one neighborhood, Cecil is the 449th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Cecil is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cecil is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cecil who work in office and administrative support (12.46%), sales jobs (8.19%), and personal care services (6.76%).

Of important note, Cecil is also a village of artists. Cecil has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cecil’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

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

Being a small village, Cecil does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Cecil is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.13% of adults 25 and older in Cecil have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cecil in 2022 was $46,346, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,384 for a family of four.

The people who call Cecil home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cecil residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Cecil include German, Polish, Irish, French, and Norwegian.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 43 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 90.4% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 50.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.2% have Belgian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cecil are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.5% 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 57.1% 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, 35.2% 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 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 13.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Cecil, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (50.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (5.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.4%) 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 (5.4%) . 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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