Neenah, WI

Neenah profile

Living in Neenah

Neenah is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 26,300 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Neenah is the 30th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Neenah is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Neenah is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Neenah who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), sales jobs (9.93%), and management occupations (6.77%).

Also of interest is that Neenah has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Neenah spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.89 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In terms of college education, Neenah is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.40% of adults in Neenah have a college degree.

The per capita income in Neenah in 2018 was $34,541, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,164 for a family of four. However, Neenah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Neenah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Neenah residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Neenah include German, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and English.

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