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Oak Creek, WI
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Oak Creek profile

Living in Oak Creek

Oak Creek is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 36,087 people and eight associated neighborhoods, Oak Creek is the 23rd largest community in Wisconsin.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.68% 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.

The education level of Oak Creek citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.44% of adults in Oak Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oak Creek in 2018 was $44,994, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,976 for a family of four. However, Oak Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oak Creek is a very 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. Oak Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oak Creek include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Oak Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.