Plover is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 12,319 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Plover is the 67th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plover is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plover is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plover who work in office and administrative support (15.82%), sales jobs (11.84%), and management occupations (8.13%).
Also of interest is that Plover has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Plover is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.83 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.
The overall education level of Plover citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.62% of adults in Plover have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Plover in 2010 was $27,288, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,152 for a family of four. However, Plover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Plover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plover residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Plover include Polish, Irish, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Plover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.