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Oostburg, WI

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Overview


Oostburg is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,092 people and just one neighborhood, Oostburg is the 245th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some villages, Oostburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oostburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oostburg is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oostburg who work in office and administrative support (13.70%), teaching (8.92%), and sales jobs (7.54%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Oostburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oostburg a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oostburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oostburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small village, Oostburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The overall education level of Oostburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.76% of adults in Oostburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Oostburg in 2018 was $36,396, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,584 for a family of four. However, Oostburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Oostburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oostburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oostburg include Dutch, German, European, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Oostburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Oostburg, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.1% have Brazilian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Oostburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.6% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 32.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 15.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Oostburg, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dutch (33.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (30.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (6.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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