Superior, WI

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Living in Superior

Superior is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 26,194 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Superior is the 27th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Superior was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Superior is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Superior is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Superior who work in office and administrative support (13.88%), sales jobs (9.54%), and management occupations (8.34%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.21 minutes getting to work every day.

The population of Superior overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Superior, 23.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Superior in 2010 was $25,784, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $103,136 for a family of four. However, Superior contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Superior home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Superior residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Superior include German, Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and Swedish.

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