Seymour is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,533 people and just one neighborhood, Seymour is the 217th largest community in Wisconsin.
Seymour is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Seymour is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seymour who work in office and administrative support (23.22%), sales jobs (11.05%), and healthcare suport services (7.30%).
Also of interest is that Seymour has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Seymour does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Seymour is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.77% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Seymour in 2018 was $30,920, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,680 for a family of four. However, Seymour contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Seymour is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Seymour home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seymour residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Seymour include German, Polish, Dutch, Norwegian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Seymour is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 7.7% have Dutch ancestry.
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 Seymour are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% 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 63.8% 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, 29.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.7%), and 19.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Seymour, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (44.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (9.6%), and residents who report Dutch roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.0%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.2%) 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 (14.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.