Delavan Lake, a small town in Wisconsin, has a population of just under 3,000. Retirees are widely prevalent, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 77% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,115/month, exceeding the state average by $242 per month, relatively high rent costs could be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Delavan Lake has a large concentration of residents older than 25 with an Associate's degree (9%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 13% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Delavan Lake residents work in one of two industries: manufacturing and retail. Combined, these industries account for 22% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in transportation, making it the top field in the town. Delavan Lake workers earn an average annual income of about $76K, about $8,000 more than the average Wisconsin resident. The town's average income, however, is fairly on par with the national average of $73,345.
Averaging about 28 minutes, Delavan Lake's commute time is longer than the Wisconsin average of about 23 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, selected by 43% of workers, while public transit isn't widely used. Not many commuters walk to work.