Oconomowoc Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 607 people and just one neighborhood, Oconomowoc Lake is the 415th largest community in Wisconsin.
Real Estate Prices
Oconomowoc Lake home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Oconomowoc Lake real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Oconomowoc Lake is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oconomowoc Lake is a village of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oconomowoc Lake who work in management occupations (23.98%), sales jobs (15.85%) and business and financial occupations (10.98%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.30% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Oconomowoc Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Oconomowoc Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oconomowoc Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oconomowoc Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Oconomowoc Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.79 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.