Oak Creek is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 35,243 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oak Creek is the 23rd largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oak Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Creek who work in office and administrative support (16.84%), management occupations (9.75%), and sales jobs (8.18%).
Also of interest is that Oak Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Oak Creek citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.76% of adults in Oak Creek have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Oak Creek in 2010 was $32,123, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,492 for a family of four. However, Oak Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oak Creek is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oak Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oak Creek include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Oak Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.