Larsen is a very small town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,002 people and just one neighborhood, Larsen is the 250th largest community in Wisconsin.
Larsen real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Larsen house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Larsen is a blue-collar town, with 42.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Larsen is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Larsen who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), management occupations (11.85%), and sales jobs (5.45%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Larsen is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Larsen a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Larsen has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Larsen’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Larsen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Larsen citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.63% of adults in Larsen have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Larsen in 2018 was $41,837, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,348 for a family of four.
The people who call Larsen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Larsen residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Larsen include German, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Larsen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Wisconsin. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Wisconsin. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.9% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 5.9% have Dutch ancestry.
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 Larsen are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.7% 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 69.5% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 39.7% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.0%), and 12.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households.
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 Larsen, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report Polish roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.0%) 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 (12.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.