Sheboygan, WI

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Living in Sheboygan

Sheboygan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 49,929 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Sheboygan is the 13th largest community in Wisconsin. Sheboygan has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

When you are in Sheboygan, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.20% of Sheboygan’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Sheboygan is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheboygan who work in office and administrative support (9.25%), sales jobs (7.97%), and management occupations (7.20%).

One of the benefits of Sheboygan is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The population of Sheboygan overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Sheboygan, 22.11% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sheboygan in 2018 was $26,178, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,712 for a family of four. However, Sheboygan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sheboygan is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sheboygan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sheboygan residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Sheboygan also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheboygan include German, Irish, English, Dutch, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Sheboygan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Spanish.