Pewaukee, WI
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Living in Pewaukee


Pewaukee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 14,476 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pewaukee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pewaukee is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pewaukee who work in management occupations (16.04%), sales jobs (14.74%), and office and administrative support (8.92%).

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.

Because of many things, Pewaukee 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, Pewaukee really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pewaukee 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.

If knowledge is power, Pewaukee is a pretty powerful place. 52.02% of the adults in Pewaukee have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Pewaukee in 2010 was $47,723, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,892 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 German, 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.