Elm Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,176 people and just one neighborhood, Elm Grove is the 130th largest community in Wisconsin.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Elm Grove is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.67% 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 management occupations (17.53%), healthcare (14.94%) and sales jobs (14.33%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.16% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Elm Grove is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
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.