Dodgeville is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 4,652 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dodgeville is the 147th largest community in Wisconsin. Dodgeville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities, Dodgeville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dodgeville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dodgeville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dodgeville who work in office and administrative support (14.71%), personal care services (9.36%), and management occupations (7.25%).
Also of interest is that Dodgeville 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: 7.33% 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.
The education level of Dodgeville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.18% of adults 25 and older in Dodgeville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Dodgeville in 2010 was $27,843, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,372 for a family of four. However, Dodgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Dodgeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dodgeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dodgeville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Dodgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.