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.
Unlike some towns, Keshena isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Keshena are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Keshena is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Keshena who work in office and administrative support (18.44%), food service (11.25%), and personal care services (10.00%).
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Keshena spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.32 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
In Keshena, just 8.55% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Keshena in 2010 was $8,337, which is low income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $33,348 for a family of four. Keshena also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.37% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 German, Italian, African, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Keshena is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Native American languages.