Waterford is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 5,487 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, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterford who work in management occupations (18.00%), office and administrative support (15.78%), and sales jobs (11.65%).
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.
Waterford 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, Waterford’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Waterford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.31 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Waterford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Waterford is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.11% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Waterford in 2010 was $33,214, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,856 for a family of four. However, Waterford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Waterford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Langs. of India.