Sussex, WI

Sussex profile

Living in Sussex

Sussex is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 11,487 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Sussex is the 82nd 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.

Sussex is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sussex is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sussex who work in sales jobs (13.72%), management occupations (13.08%), and office and administrative support (13.02%).

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.

Sussex is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.

The education level of Sussex ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Sussex, 46.54% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Sussex in 2018 was $40,619, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,476 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, Italian, and English.

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