Oconomowoc, WI


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Living in Oconomowoc

Oconomowoc is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 16,360 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Oconomowoc is the 50th largest community in Wisconsin.

Oconomowoc real estate is some of the most expensive in Wisconsin, although Oconomowoc house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Oconomowoc isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oconomowoc are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oconomowoc is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oconomowoc who work in management occupations (14.56%), sales jobs (14.08%), and office and administrative support (11.77%).

Because of many things, Oconomowoc is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oconomowoc a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oconomowoc has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oconomowoc’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Oconomowoc ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Oconomowoc, 43.87% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Oconomowoc in 2010 was $34,556, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,224 for a family of four. However, Oconomowoc contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Oconomowoc home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oconomowoc residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oconomowoc include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Oconomowoc is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.