Onalaska is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 18,468 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Onalaska is the 43rd largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities, Onalaska isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Onalaska are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Onalaska is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Onalaska who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), management occupations (10.21%), and healthcare (9.09%).
Also of interest is that Onalaska has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Onalaska are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.73% of adults in Onalaska have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Onalaska in 2010 was $31,113, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,452 for a family of four. However, Onalaska contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Onalaska is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Onalaska home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Onalaska residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Onalaska include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Onalaska is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.