Fox Point, WI

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Living in Fox Point

Fox Point is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 6,615 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 94.11% 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 (22.54%), teaching (11.38%), and healthcare (10.51%).

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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.43% 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.

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. 76.66% 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 $68,919, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $275,676 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 German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

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