Elkhorn, WI

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Living in Elkhorn

Elkhorn is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 9,953 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Elkhorn is the 87th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Elkhorn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elkhorn is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elkhorn who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), management occupations (11.73%), and food service (10.10%).

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

The overall education level of Elkhorn is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.67% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Elkhorn in 2010 was $25,524, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,096 for a family of four. However, Elkhorn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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