Stoughton, WI


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Living in Stoughton

Stoughton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 13,067 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Stoughton is the 65th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Stoughton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stoughton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stoughton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stoughton who work in office and administrative support (12.50%), sales jobs (10.85%), and management occupations (10.07%).

Also of interest is that Stoughton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Stoughton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.77% of adults in Stoughton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stoughton in 2010 was $28,740, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,960 for a family of four. However, Stoughton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Stoughton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stoughton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stoughton include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Italian.

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