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Vesper, WI

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Overview


Vesper is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 513 people and just one neighborhood, Vesper is the 453rd largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Vesper was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Vesper is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Vesper is a village of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Vesper who work in healthcare (16.88%), healthcare suport services (7.17%), and maintenance occupations (6.75%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Vesper is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Vesper has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Vesper has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Vesper than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Vesper may be for you.

Vesper is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The citizens of Vesper have a very low rate of college education: just 8.80% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Vesper in 2022 was $36,756, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,024 for a family of four. However, Vesper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 25 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 93.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.9% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 5.2% have Dutch ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Vesper are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 32.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.8%), and 14.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.3%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Vesper, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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