Neillsville is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,396 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Neillsville is the 225th largest community in Wisconsin.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Neillsville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.91% of the Neillsville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Neillsville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Neillsville who work in office and administrative support (10.29%), management occupations (8.10%), and sales jobs (7.02%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.64% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Neillsville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Neillsville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Neillsville, just 12.05% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Neillsville in 2018 was $25,240, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,960 for a family of four. However, Neillsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Neillsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Neillsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Neillsville include German, Irish, Polish, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Neillsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.