Pewaukee, WI
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Pewaukee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 14,138 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Pewaukee is the 61st largest community in Wisconsin.

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

Unlike some cities, Pewaukee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pewaukee are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pewaukee is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pewaukee who work in management occupations (16.31%), sales jobs (12.20%), and business and financial occupations (10.76%).

Also of interest is that Pewaukee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.19% 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.

Because of many things, Pewaukee is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pewaukee 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, Pewaukee has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pewaukee’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Pewaukee is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Pewaukee is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.79% of adults in Pewaukee have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Pewaukee in 2010 was $42,871, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,484 for a family of four.

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

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