Oak Creek, WI Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Oak Creek Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Oak Creek Content
Planning to visit Oak Creek? See Local Hotels

Also See: Oak Creek, WI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Oak Creek, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Oak Creek had a population of 36,032 as of July 1, 2019. Oak Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oak Creek is located at latitude 42.8858 and longitude -87.8631 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oak Creek encompass a land area of 28.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Oak Creek (GNIS ID: 1583835) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Oak Creek 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Oak Creek (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Wisconsin Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Wisconsin Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Oak Creek, WI - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a Wisconsin Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

Oak Creek, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oak Creek, WI Housing Affordability Index is 118
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oak Creek, WI Wealth Index is 92
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the Wisconsin COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 36,032 (100%)
Population in Households 35,913 (99.7%)
Population in Families 28,865 (80.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 119 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,267
Diversity Index2 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,689
Average Household Income $90,798
Per Capita Income $36,934
Wealth Index4 92

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,500 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,155 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $245,862
Housing Affordability Index3 118
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,655
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,438
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.49% 0.42%
Households 0.45% 0.4%
Families 0.42% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Oak Creek, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oak Creek to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 22 97th
Population Density # 163 79th
Diversity Index # 62 92nd
Median Household Income # 128 84th
Per Capita Income # 113 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Wisconsin July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement