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%).
Oconomowoc is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oconomowoc’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Oconomowoc are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.87% of adults in Oconomowoc have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's 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.