Sussex, WI
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Sussex profile

Living in Sussex

Sussex is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 11,597 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sussex is the 83rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Sussex real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Sussex house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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

A relatively large number of people in Sussex telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.40% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Sussex is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sussex a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sussex has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sussex’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Sussex is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.77% of adults in Sussex have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Sussex in 2018 was $46,400, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $185,600 for a family of four.

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

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