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Fredonia, WI

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Overview


Fredonia is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,283 people and just one neighborhood, Fredonia is the 292nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fredonia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.38% of the Fredonia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fredonia is a village of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fredonia who work in office and administrative support (9.33%), sales jobs (9.12%), and business and financial occupations (7.17%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Fredonia is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The education level of Fredonia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.69% of adults in Fredonia have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fredonia in 2018 was $40,622, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,488 for a family of four. However, Fredonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 43.4% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Fredonia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 50.2% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 37.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.7%), and 12.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Fredonia, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (43.4%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (8.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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