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Cedarburg, WI
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Cedarburg profile

Living in Cedarburg

Cedarburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 12,421 people and five associated neighborhoods, Cedarburg is the 78th largest community in Wisconsin.

Cedarburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Cedarburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.77% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Cedarburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cedarburg 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 city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cedarburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cedarburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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

If knowledge is power, Cedarburg is a pretty powerful place. 54.09% of the adults in Cedarburg have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Cedarburg in 2018 was $50,956, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,824 for a family of four.

The people who call Cedarburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedarburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cedarburg include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

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