Keshena is a very small town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 1,348 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Keshena is the 318th largest community in Wisconsin.
Keshena is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Keshena is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Keshena who work in personal care services (13.31%), office and administrative support (13.02%), and food service (7.99%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Keshena is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Keshena is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 11.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Keshena, even though it is a small town, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, town who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The population of Keshena has a very low overall level of education: only 8.71% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Keshena in 2010 was $7,948, which is low income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $31,792 for a family of four. Keshena also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 51.72% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Keshena is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Keshena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Keshena residents report their race to be Native American, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Keshena include Irish, French , Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Keshena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Native American languages.