Fox Point, WI
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Fox Point is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,755 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fox Point is the 122nd largest community in Wisconsin.

Fox Point real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Fox Point house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Fox Point is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fox Point is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fox Point who work in management occupations (19.04%), sales jobs (12.84%), and healthcare (11.23%).

Of important note, Fox Point is also a village of artists. Fox Point has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fox Point’s character.

Also of interest is that Fox Point has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.01% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Fox Point is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Fox Point is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fox Point really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fox Point perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Fox Point. 75.89% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fox Point in 2010 was $62,050, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $248,200 for a family of four.

The people who call Fox Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fox Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fox Point include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fox Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.