Elm Grove, WI
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Living in Elm Grove

Elm Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,524 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Elm Grove is the 134th largest community in Wisconsin.

Elm Grove home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Elm Grove real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Of important note, Elm Grove is also a village of artists. Elm Grove has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Elm Grove’s character.

Also of interest is that Elm Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.65% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

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

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Elm Grove, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Elm Grove is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.18% 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 Elm Grove in 2018 was $58,943, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,772 for a family of four.

The people who call Elm Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elm Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Elm Grove include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and Hungarian.

The most common language spoken in Elm Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.

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