Elm Grove, WI
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Living in Elm Grove

Elm Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,513 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elm Grove is the 134th largest community in Wisconsin.

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

Elm Grove is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Elm Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Elm Grove who work in sales jobs (11.23%), teaching (10.38%), and management occupations (10.34%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Elm Grove telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.45% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Elm Grove 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 village’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, Elm Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

If knowledge is power, Elm Grove is a pretty powerful place. 61.35% of the adults in Elm Grove 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 Elm Grove in 2018 was $61,099, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $244,396 for a family of four.

Elm Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Elm Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elm Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elm Grove include German, Irish, Polish, Hungarian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Elm Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.

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