Hurley is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,493 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hurley is the 283rd largest community in Wisconsin. Hurley has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Hurley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hurley is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hurley who work in office and administrative support (11.48%), food service (10.85%), and sales jobs (9.73%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hurley is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hurley spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.07 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Hurley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hurley rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.21% of adults 25 and older in Hurley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hurley in 2010 was $20,614, 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 $82,456 for a family of four.
The people who call Hurley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hurley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hurley include German, Finnish, Polish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hurley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.