Ellison Bay is a tiny town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 168 people and just one neighborhood, Ellison Bay is the 481st largest community in Wisconsin.
Real Estate Prices
Ellison Bay real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Ellison Bay house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ellison Bay is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ellison Bay is a town of service providers, managers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ellison Bay who work in management occupations (24.14%), food service (21.84%) and office and administrative support (11.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Ellison Bay is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Ellison Bay’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Ellison Bay is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ellison Bay’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ellison Bay has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ellison Bay has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ellison Bay than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ellison Bay may be for you.
One of the benefits of Ellison Bay is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.93 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Ellison Bay is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.