Grantsburg, WI


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Grantsburg is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,289 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grantsburg is the 310th largest community in Wisconsin.

Grantsburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grantsburg is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grantsburg who work in food service (21.52%), teaching (9.64%), and healthcare (8.30%).

The village 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, Grantsburg has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Grantsburg a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Grantsburg spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.23 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.

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

The percentage of adults in Grantsburg with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.36% of adults in Grantsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Grantsburg in 2010 was $18,883, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,532 for a family of four. Grantsburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.40% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Grantsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grantsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grantsburg include Swedish, Norwegian, Irish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Grantsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.

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