Elk Mound is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 985 people and just one neighborhood, Elk Mound is the 384th largest community in Wisconsin.
Elk Mound is a blue-collar town, with 38.07% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Elk Mound is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elk Mound who work in office and administrative support (10.32%), teaching (7.45%), and sales jobs (6.94%).
As is often the case in a small village, Elk Mound doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Elk Mound 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 Elk Mound, 23.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elk Mound in 2018 was $27,607, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,428 for a family of four. However, Elk Mound contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Elk Mound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elk Mound residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elk Mound include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Elk Mound is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.
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.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 36 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 91.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 2.2% have Austrian ancestry.
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 Elk Mound are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.2% of America'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, 34.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.8%), and 15.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Elk Mound, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (41.3%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (80.9%) 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 (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.