Dalton is a tiny town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 207 people and just one neighborhood, Dalton is the 476th largest community in Wisconsin. Dalton has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Dalton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.28% of Dalton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Dalton is a town of service providers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dalton who work in healthcare (9.73%), management occupations (8.85%) and office and administrative support (7.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Dalton is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Dalton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dalton 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Dalton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dalton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Dalton is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dalton, the average commute to work is 37.07 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Dalton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.