Caledonia, WI

Caledonia profile

Living in Caledonia

Caledonia is a medium-sized village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 25,277 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Caledonia is the 32nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Caledonia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Caledonia is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in office and administrative support (13.29%), management occupations (11.19%), and sales jobs (8.00%).

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

The overall education level of Caledonia citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.78% of adults in Caledonia have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Caledonia in 2018 was $37,364, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,456 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Caledonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.