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Howards Grove, WI

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Overview


Howards Grove is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,249 people and just one neighborhood, Howards Grove is the 237th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Howards Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Howards Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Howards Grove is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Howards Grove who work in office and administrative support (13.90%), food service (8.74%), and management occupations (8.17%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Howards 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, Howards Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Demographics

The education level of Howards Grove citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.88% of adults in Howards Grove have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Howards Grove in 2018 was $44,199, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $176,796 for a family of four. However, Howards Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Howards Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Howards Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Howards Grove include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Howards Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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People

An extraordinary 16.6% of the residents of the neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Wisconsin.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 52.0% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 1.3% have Belgian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% 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 Howards Grove are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.4% 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 77.4% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 28.0% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.9%), and 17.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.5%).

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 Howards Grove, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (52.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (5.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.3%) 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 (9.7%) and 8.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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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