Oak Creek, WI (City Center)




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About Oak Creek, WI (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Oak Creek is $206,387, which is more expensive than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin and 54.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Oak Creek City Center is currently $1,151, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 76.4% of the neighborhoods in Wisconsin.

Oak Creek City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Real estate in the City Center of Oak Creek, WI is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Oak Creek City Center are 6.3%, which is lower than one will find in 67.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Oak Creek City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Oak Creek, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Oak Creek City Center neighborhood has more Polish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 42.0% have German ancestry.

Oak Creek City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Oak Creek are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 71.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Oak Creek City Center neighborhood, 37.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.1%), and 18.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center neighborhood in Oak Creek, WI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (42.0%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (25.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Oak Creek City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and South Asian languages.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Oak Creek City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Oak Creek 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 3.06
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Oak Creek 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 19.74
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Oak Creek 0.101011101001110
Wisconsin 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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OAK CREEK-FRANKLIN JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Oak Creek West Middle
8401 S 13 Th St
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
06-08
Early Learning Academy
3871 E Bluestem Dr
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-PK
Carollton Elementary
8965 S Carollton Dr
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05
Cedar Hills Elementary
2225 W Sycamore Ave
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05
Meadowview Elementary
10420 S Mcgraw Dr
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05
Oak Creek High
340 E Puetz Rd
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
09-12
Oak Creek East Middle
9330 S Shepard Ave
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
06-08
Shepard Hills Elementary
9701 S Shepard Hills Dr
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05
Deerfield Elementary
3871 E Bluestem Dr
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05
Edgewood Elementary
8545 S Shepard Ave
Oak Creek, WI, 53154
PK-05

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