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Seymour, WI

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Overview


Seymour is a very small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 3,513 people and just one neighborhood, Seymour is the 217th largest community in Wisconsin.

Occupations and Workforce

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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seymour who work in office and administrative support (20.86%), sales jobs (9.75%), and healthcare suport services (8.80%).

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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Seymour is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Seymour are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.76% of adults in Seymour having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Seymour in 2022 was $33,813, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,252 for a family of four. However, Seymour contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Seymour is a somewhat 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, Irish, Dutch, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Seymour is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Diversity

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, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 6.7% have Dutch 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 Seymour are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.9% 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 61.7% 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, 29.5% 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 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.7%), and 18.1% 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 97.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Seymour, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (43.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (6.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.8%), 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 (34.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.8%) 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 (11.7%) . 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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