Stoughton, WI

Stoughton profile

Living in Stoughton

Stoughton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 13,114 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 (10.97%), sales jobs (9.38%), and management occupations (9.14%).

The population of Stoughton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.33% of adults in Stoughton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stoughton in 2018 was $33,116, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,464 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 German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Italian.

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