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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minocqua who work in maintenance occupations (21.77%), teaching (19.35%), and management occupations (17.74%).
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 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, Minocqua is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Minocqua is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.81 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.
Minocqua, 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 overall education level of Minocqua citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.37% of adults in Minocqua have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Minocqua in 2010 was $21,901, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,604 for a family of four. Minocqua also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.29% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Minocqua is a somewhat 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 Polish, French , Slovak, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Minocqua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.