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 36,354 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oak Creek is the 23rd largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, Oak Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oak Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Creek is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Creek who work in office and administrative support (15.05%), management occupations (11.74%), and sales jobs (8.01%).

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.

In terms of college education, Oak Creek is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.48% of adults in Oak Creek have a college degree.

The per capita income in Oak Creek in 2010 was $36,246, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,984 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. 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 Langs. of India.