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Population (year 2000): 28,456. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,312 (+13.6% change)
Males: 14,180 (49.8%), Females: 14,276 (50.2%)

Milwaukee County

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Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $53,779 (year 2000)
Median house value: $139,100 (year 2000)

Oak Creek, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Oak Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (45.4%), Polish (26.3%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (6.6%), English (5.2%), French (4.6%).

New! Creek, Wisconsin forum

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Oak Creek

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Creek city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

4.4% Foreign born (2.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,969 (+46.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allis, WI (11.8 miles West pop. 61,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (12.2 miles www.MeetingTomorrow.com )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (73.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Milwaukee, WI South (3.0 miles WI (5.1 miles Cudahy, WI (5.6 miles Caledonia, Francis, WI St. (6.1 miles WI (7.2 miles Franklin,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 269 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1997: 214 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1998: 225 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1999: 210 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2000: 211 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2003: 175 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2004: 189 buildings, average cost: $156,800

Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 87.90 W


Oak Creek, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.9%), Educational,health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (11.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,883 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,353 (20.8%)


 

Crime in Oak Creek by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 3 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 10.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 3 1 12 11
    per 100,000 7.0 10.5 3.5 42.2 38.7
Robberies 6 10 11 11 8
    per 100,000 21.1 35.1 38.7 38.7 28.1
Assaults 8 4 8 10 5
    per 100,000 28.1 14.1 28.1 35.1 17.6
Burglaries 73 67 73 125 125
    per 100,000 256.5 235.5 256.5 439.3 439.3
Thefts 681 683 741 744 742
    per 100,000 2393.2 2400.2 2604.0 2614.6 2607.5
Auto thefts 46 28 43 45 51
    per 100,000 161.7 98.4 151.1 158.1 179.2
141.4 148.5 152.8 183.5 176.8


Average climate in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oak Creek-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Oak Creek city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/22/1964, a category 4 tornado 34.3 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: MIDWEST AIR GROUP INC (AIR TRANSPORTATION, SCHEDULED), TRI CITY BANKSHARES CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Creek:
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 9 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Creek:
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 4 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 21 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 64 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Creek:
  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 12 miles; RACINE, WI; ID: RAC)
  • VALHALLA (about 14 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; ID: 84C)
  • SYLVANIA (about 14 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; ID: C89)

Amtrak stations near Oak Creek:
  • 11 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 9 $35,873 $47,830 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 6 $23,831 $47,662 0 $0
Health 3 $11,626 $46,504 11 $15,235
Fire - Other 1 $3,547 $42,564 0 $0
Firefighters 46 $219,886 $57,361 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $6,133 $73,596 2 $2,987
Other Government Administration 8 $35,092 $52,638 16 $7,481
Other and Unallocable 8 $34,298 $51,447 8 $9,456
Water Supply 19 $88,943 $56,174 3 $3,764
Parks and Recreation 6 $24,226 $48,452 71 $18,930
Police - Other 20 $65,207 $39,124 6 $2,969
Streets and Highways 34 $147,494 $52,056 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $44,304 $53,164 1 $1,087
Police Protection - Officers 51 $249,859 $58,790 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $18,073 $43,375 13 $11,139
Totals for Government 227 $1,008,392 $53,307 131 $73,048


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Creek:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 12 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 4,913)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
Public high school in Oak Creek:
  • OAK CREEK HI (Students: 1,743; Location: 340 E PUETZ RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oak Creek:
  • OAK CREEK WEST MID (Students: 624; Location: 8401 S 13TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAK CREEK EAST MID (Students: 611; Location: 9330 S SHEPARD AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHEPARD HILLS EL (Students: 550; Location: 9701 S SHEPARD HILLS DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW EL (Students: 469; Location: 10420 S MCGRAW DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CAROLLTON EL (Students: 411; Location: 8965 S CAROLLTON DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • EDGEWOOD EL (Students: 352; Location: 8545 S SHEPARD AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CEDAR HILLS EL (Students: 295; Location: 2225 W SYCAMORE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Oak Creek:
  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 9329 S CHICAGO RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 8537 S PENN AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Oak Creek:
  • OAK CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $584,800; Location: 8620 S. HOWELL AVE.; 68,500 books; 4,154 audio materials; 3,282 video materials; 190 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Oak Creek: Lake (A), Oak Creek Public Library (B).

Shopping Centers: Tri-City Shopping Center (1), Oak Creek Plaza Shopping Center (2), Oakbrook Shopping Center (3), Market Place Shopping Center (4), Howell Plaza Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Oak Creek include: Saint John Church (A), Saint Matthews Church (B), Root River Church (C), Paynesville Chapel (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Oak Creek Church (F).

Cemeteries: Independent Cemetery (1), Saint Matthews Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Saint James Cemetery (4), Oak Creek Cemetery (5).

Parks in Oak Creek include: Cudahy Nature Preserve (1), Greenlawn Park (2), Forest Hill Memorial Park (3), Henry Miller Park (4).


Oak Creek compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Creek:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Creek:
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Creek:
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

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