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West Bend, WI
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West Bend profile

Living in West Bend

West Bend is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 31,604 people and 12 associated neighborhoods, West Bend is the 26th largest community in Wisconsin.

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.

A relatively large number of people in West Bend telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of West Bend citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.68% of adults in West Bend have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Bend in 2018 was $38,713, which is upper middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,852 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.