West Bend, WI

West Bend profile

Living in West Bend

West Bend is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 31,563 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, West Bend is the 25th largest community in Wisconsin.

West Bend is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Bend is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Bend who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), sales jobs (12.33%), and management occupations (9.35%).

Also of interest is that West Bend has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, West Bend is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.86% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Bend in 2018 was $32,149, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,596 for a family of four. However, West Bend contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Bend home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Bend residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Bend include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in West Bend is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.