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.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Caledonia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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%).

Caledonia is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Caledonia’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

The 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.

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.