Fox Point is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,691 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 92.51% 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 (20.70%), healthcare (11.06%), and sales jobs (10.59%).
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: 8.25% 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Fox Point is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fox Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Even though Fox Point is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Fox Point. 76.59% 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 $65,198, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $260,792 for a family of four.
Fox Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 Asian. 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 Slavic languages.