Delafield, WI
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Living in Delafield


Delafield is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 7,552 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delafield is the 117th largest community in Wisconsin.

Delafield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Delafield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Delafield is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Delafield is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delafield who work in management occupations (15.09%), sales jobs (14.82%), and office and administrative support (9.53%).

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

Because of many things, Delafield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Delafield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Delafield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

If knowledge is power, Delafield is a pretty powerful place. 52.87% of the adults in Delafield 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 Delafield in 2010 was $56,883, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $227,532 for a family of four.

The people who call Delafield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delafield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Delafield include German, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and English.

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