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Genoa City, WI

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Overview


Genoa City is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,950 people and just one neighborhood, Genoa City is the 251st largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Genoa City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Genoa City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Genoa City is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Genoa City who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet village 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!) Genoa City 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. Genoa City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Genoa City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Genoa City may be for you.

Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 0.00 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small village, Genoa City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

Genoa City ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.

Genoa City is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Genoa City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Genoa City residents report their race to be Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Genoa City include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.

The most common language spoken in Genoa City is Polish. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.2% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Genoa City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% 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 53.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.6%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.0%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Genoa City, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.2%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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