Whitefish Bay is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 14,747 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Whitefish Bay is the 58th largest community in Wisconsin. Whitefish Bay has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Whitefish Bay home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Whitefish Bay real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Whitefish Bay has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Whitefish Bay is also a village of artists. Whitefish Bay has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Whitefish Bay’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Whitefish Bay telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.78% 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.
In addition, Whitefish Bay is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Whitefish Bay 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, Whitefish Bay’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Whitefish Bay, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Whitefish Bay is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 81.25% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Whitefish Bay in 2018 was $65,723, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $262,892 for a family of four.
Whitefish Bay is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Whitefish Bay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Whitefish Bay residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Whitefish Bay include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Whitefish Bay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.