Sheboygan, WI


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Sheboygan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 48,797 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Sheboygan is the 13th largest community in Wisconsin.

When you are in Sheboygan, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.49% of Sheboygan’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sheboygan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheboygan who work in office and administrative support (13.05%), food service (7.72%), and sales jobs (7.66%).

One of the benefits of Sheboygan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.81 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 education level of Sheboygan citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.54% of adults 25 and older in Sheboygan have a college degree.

The per capita income in Sheboygan in 2010 was $21,879, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,516 for a family of four. However, Sheboygan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sheboygan is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sheboygan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sheboygan residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sheboygan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.64% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheboygan include Irish, Dutch, Polish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Sheboygan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.