Wilson, WY

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Living in Wilson

Wilson is a very small town located in the state of Wyoming. With a population of 1,567 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilson is the 43rd largest community in Wyoming.

Wilson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wyoming, but Wilson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Wilson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wilson is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilson who work in healthcare (20.16%), management occupations (15.71%), and teaching (15.08%).

In addition, Wilson is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Wilson 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, Wilson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Wilson 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.

Being a small town, Wilson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wilson. 75.90% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wilson in 2018 was $70,915, which is wealthy relative to Wyoming and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $283,660 for a family of four. However, Wilson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Wilson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Navajo.

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