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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 6,329 people and two associated neighborhoods, Elm Grove is the 134th largest community in Wisconsin.

Elm Grove real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Elm Grove house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Of important note, Elm Grove is also a village of artists. Elm Grove has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Elm Grove’s character.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.80% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

In addition, Elm Grove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Elm Grove. 65.94% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Elm Grove in 2018 was $65,041, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $260,164 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, Italian, and Hungarian.

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

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