The City of Sheboygan is a thriving, progressive city that enjoys a diverse population of 49,793 residents. Sheboygan is 15 square miles, located in southeastern Wisconsin, adjacent to Lake Michigan, and is 60 miles north of Milwaukee and 60 miles south of Green Bay. Elevation is 635 feet.
The City is Sheboygan County’s largest and Wisconsin’s 13th largest city. Moderate growth is attributed to a range of new and existing housing options including waterfront condominiums and affordable single-family houses. A family-friendly lifestyle, great schools, varied employment opportunities, and an assortment of quality-of-life amenities. Sheboygan an excellent choice to live, work, and play! Sheboygan was voted by Money Magazine as the “Most Liveable” city six consecutive years and “Best Retirement Community” based on recreation, cost of living and safety.
Sheboygan’s amenities include: numerous parks and/or joint-use facilities; quality housing at affordable prices; a considerable amount of open/green space; lakeshore and riverfront access including over two miles of public beaches; abundant retail centers; a solid manufacturing base; and a wide variety of social and cultural activities. Additionally, Sheboygan’s cost of living for 2007 was 22% lower than the U.S. average.
Sheboygan boasts a high quality workforce with an excellent work ethic. In 2007, Sheboygan’s unemployment rate was 4.10% as compared to the U.S. average of 4.60%. Additionally, job growth is positive.
Sheboygan has one school district (Sheboygan Area School District) consisting of four early childhood centers, 16 elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools, one success academy and one alternative school. Sheboygan is also home to the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan, nearby Lakeland College and Lakeshore Technical College.
In 2007, Morgan Quinto Press ranked the Sheboygan metropolitan statistical area as the 6th safest overall in the nation!
Sheboygan has undergone significant re-development in the past 14 years. Beginning in 1994 with the Harbor Centre Marina and continuing with the South Pier Peninsula, the stunning results represent the City’s commitment to progressive growth and economic development.
The City of Sheboygan is an excellent place to live and do business. Sheboygan’s Economic Development Team is experienced, service oriented and ready to assist you in expanding or locating a new business here.
We look forward to helping you find the right financial incentives, sites, buildings, workforce, training opportunities, here anything else you need to be a prosperous and longtime Sheboygan business. Use the links to get an overview of all that Sheboygan offers its business partners- then contact us when we can help.