Minocqua, WI


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Minocqua is a tiny town located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 458 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Minocqua is the 443rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Minocqua real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Minocqua house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Minocqua is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Minocqua is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Minocqua who work in food service (50.33%), maintenance occupations (17.22%), and teaching (15.23%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Minocqua has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Another notable thing is that Minocqua is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 9.09 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small town, Minocqua does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Minocqua citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.92% of adults in Minocqua have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Minocqua in 2010 was $19,586, 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 $78,344 for a family of four.

Minocqua is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Minocqua home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Minocqua residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Minocqua include Czechoslovakian, Swedish, French Canadian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Minocqua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

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