Waterford is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 5,571 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Waterford is the 137th largest community in Wisconsin.
Waterford real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Waterford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Waterford is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waterford is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterford who work in management occupations (12.56%), office and administrative support (12.02%), and sales jobs (10.59%).
Also of interest is that Waterford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Waterford is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Waterford 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, Waterford has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Waterford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Waterford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Waterford, the average commute to work is 31.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Waterford is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.95% of adults in Waterford have a college degree.
The per capita income in Waterford in 2010 was $41,721, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,884 for a family of four.
The people who call Waterford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waterford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Waterford include German, Polish, Irish, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Waterford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.