Sheboygan, WI

Sheboygan profile

Living in Sheboygan

Sheboygan is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 47,965 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Sheboygan is the 13th largest community in Wisconsin. Much of the housing stock in Sheboygan was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Sheboygan is a blue-collar town, with 36.61% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Sheboygan is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sheboygan who work in office and administrative support (10.13%), sales jobs (9.55%), and management occupations (6.44%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.58 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Sheboygan who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.91% of the adults in Sheboygan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sheboygan in 2018 was $25,730, 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 $102,920 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 10.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sheboygan include German, Irish, Dutch, English, and Polish.

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