Gillett is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,351 people and just one neighborhood, Gillett is the 305th largest community in Wisconsin. Gillett has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gillett is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.07% of the Gillett workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Gillett is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillett who work in sales jobs (14.62%), office and administrative support (8.54%) and farm management occupations (8.25%).
Another important characteristic of Gillett is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gillett has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gillett a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Gillett is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.