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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.01% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Fox Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fox Point a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fox Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fox Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Fox Point is a pretty powerful place. 75.89% of the adults in Fox Point have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.