Manitowoc, WI


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Living in Manitowoc

Manitowoc is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 33,010 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Manitowoc is the 24th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manitowoc is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manitowoc is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manitowoc who work in office and administrative support (13.29%), sales jobs (9.14%), and management occupations (6.17%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.19 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Manitowoc citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.10% of adults in Manitowoc have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Manitowoc in 2010 was $24,403, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,612 for a family of four. However, Manitowoc contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Manitowoc is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Manitowoc home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manitowoc residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Manitowoc include Polish, Irish, Czech, and French .

The most common language spoken in Manitowoc is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.