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Cedar Grove, WI

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Overview


Cedar Grove is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,106 people and just one neighborhood, Cedar Grove is the 303rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Cedar Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cedar Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cedar Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedar Grove who work in sales jobs (11.01%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and teaching (7.69%).

Also of interest is that Cedar Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.80% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

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

Demographics

The population of Cedar Grove overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Cedar Grove, 23.99% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Cedar Grove in 2018 was $40,238, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $160,952 for a family of four. However, Cedar Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cedar Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Cedar Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedar Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cedar Grove include German, Dutch, English, Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Cedar Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

The neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Wisconsin. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 38.6% have German ancestry.

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 Cedar Grove are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 34.4% 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 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.9%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.9% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Cedar Grove, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.6%). There are also a number of people of Dutch ancestry (29.9%), and residents who report Polish roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.9%) 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 (6.8%) . 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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