Waterford, WI

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Living in Waterford

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.

Because of many things, Waterford is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Waterford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Waterford perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

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 32.31 minutes, which is quite a bit 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.