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Oak Creek: 2700 block of Ryan Road Looking eastbound. (Corner of 27th (WI-241) & Ryan Rd (WI-100)) Feb-2009
 

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Population in 2012: 34,908 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.7%
Males: 17,615  (50.5%)
Females: 17,293  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53154.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,176 (it was $53,779 in 2000)
Oak Creek:

$67,176
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,157

Oak Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $205,865 (it was $136,700 in 2000)
Oak Creek:

$205,865
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $219,602; Detached houses: $235,206; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,830; In 2-unit structures: $207,625; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,154; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,177; Mobile homes: $25,150

Median gross rent in 2012: $930.

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  • White alone - 28,212 (82.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2,874 (8.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1,824 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 623 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 498 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 141 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.05%)

Races in Oak Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oak Creek: 100.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.2%), Polish (16.5%), Irish (8.0%), Italian (4.1%), English (3.9%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,220 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oak Creek:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Creek city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

2,826 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This city:  8.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,726 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,224 (2.3%)

Oak Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Allis, WI (10.5 miles , pop. 61,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (12.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (73.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Milwaukee, WI (1.6 miles ), Cudahy, WI (2.2 miles ), Franklin, WI (2.3 miles ), St. Francis, WI (2.5 miles ), Greendale, WI (2.5 miles ), Caledonia, WI (2.6 miles ), Greenfield, WI (2.7 miles ), Raymond, WI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 214 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1998: 225 buildings, average cost: $101,600
  • 1999: 210 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2000: 211 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2002: 214 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2003: 175 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2004: 189 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2005: 159 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2007: 81 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2012: 34 buildings, average cost: $213,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 87.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,381 (-4.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,305 (17.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Oak Creek household income distribution Oak Creek home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Oak Creek by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3000212000006
per 100,000 10.40.00.00.06.23.16.20.00.00.00.00.017.3
Rapes 3112115108666755
per 100,000 10.43.541.635.815.530.924.718.217.717.620.214.514.4
Robberies 1011118129111516510513
per 100,000 34.738.438.126.037.327.933.945.647.314.728.914.537.4
Assaults 4810510107141016232033
per 100,000 13.927.934.616.331.130.921.642.629.647.066.557.895.1
Burglaries 6773125125901271081211309411082115
per 100,000 232.6254.7433.0406.8279.5393.0333.0367.8384.2275.9318.2237.0331.3
Thefts 6837417447427928558558509089859661,032917
per 100,000 2371.02585.62577.32414.52459.82645.92636.42583.92683.82891.22794.22982.62641.5
Auto thefts 28434551383636493443482916
per 100,000 97.2150.0155.9166.0118.0111.4111.0149.0100.5126.2138.883.846.1
Arson 9611N/A526521323
per 100,000 31.220.938.1N/A15.56.218.515.25.92.98.75.88.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 166.4158.0203.8183.7175.0193.7190.1183.5182.2178.5189.2175.5215.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oak Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 78 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,969 (+46.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Oak Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Oak Creek city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Milwaukee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: MIDWEST AIR GROUP INC (AIR TRANSPORTATION, SCHEDULED), TRI CITY BANKSHARES CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Oak Creek:

  • DAVITA - OAK CREEK (Dialysis Facility, 8201 S HOWELL AVE, SUITE 600)
  • MIDWEST DIALYSIS - RYAN RD (Dialysis Facility, 9420 S 22ND ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Oak Creek:

  • WHEATON FRANCISCAN HEALTHCARE- FRANKLIN, INC (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 4 miles away; FRANKLIN, WI)
  • FRANCISCAN VILLA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • WILLOWCREST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH MILWAUKEE, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Oak Creek, WI

Amtrak stations near Oak Creek:

  • 11 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.oakcreekwi.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oak Creek:

  • Marquette University (about 11 miles; Milwaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,743)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 12 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 12 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 14 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 23,570)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 17 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,732)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 18 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,562)
  • Carroll University (about 19 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)

Public high school in Oak Creek:

  • Oak Creek Hi (Students: 2004; Location: 340 E Puetz Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Oak Creek:

  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 162; Location: 10940 S NICHOLSON RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oak Creek:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oak Creek:

  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 9329 S CHICAGO RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 8537 S PENNSYLVANIA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Oak Creek:

  • OAK CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $795,536; Location: 8620 S. HOWELL AVE.; 76,055 books; 11,942 e-books; 7,987 audio materials; 7,008 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 200 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Oak Creek: Northbranch Industrial Park (A), Oak Hills Golf Course (B), Lake (C), Southbranch Industrial Park (D), Oak Creek Fire Department Station 3 (E), Oak Creek Fire Department Station 1 (F), Oak Creek Fire Department Station 2 (G), Oak Creek Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Oak Creek Shopping Center (1), Tri-City Shopping Center (2), Oakbrook Shopping Center (3), Oak Creek Plaza Shopping Center (4), Howell Plaza Shopping Center (5), Market Place Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oak Creek include: Oak Creek Church (A), Saint Matthews Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Saint John Church (D), Root River Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Creek Cemetery (1), Independent Cemetery (2), Saint James Cemetery (3), Forest Hill Memorial Park (4), Saint Josephs Cemetery (5), Saint Matthews Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oak Creek include: Cudahy Woods State Natural Area (1), Greenlawn Park (2), Henry Miller Park (3), Camelot Park (4), Carrollton Park (5), Manor Marquette Park (6), Riverton Meadows Neighborhood Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: eBancCorp (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 8871 South Oak Park Dr. Suite 16) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites (6362 South 13th Street) (1), Baymont Milwaukee Air-OakCreek (7141 South 13th Street) (2), EXEL Inns of America (1201 West College Avenue) (3), Mainstay Suites Oak Creek (1001 West College Avenue) (4), Comfort Suites Milwaukee Airport (6362 South 13th Street) (5), Baymont Inn & Suites - Oak Creek (7141 S 13th St) (6), Dolly's Villa Vista Motel (8060 South 27th Street) (7), EXEL Inns of America - South (1201 West College Avenue) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Oak Creek City - Municipal Court (301 West Ryan Road) (1), Mahn Court (7340 South Howell Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Milwaukee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.0169. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0530
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.318. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.444
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.64
U.S.:

3.08
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.3
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oak Creek and their reported violations in the past:

MIDDLE BRANCH SALOON (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for American Indian residents, 13.9% for other race residents, 6.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oak Creek, WI

125 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Oak Creek in 2000:

  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Oak Creek compared to Wisconsin state average:

Oak Creek, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Oak Creek (2011 data):

  • Tri City National Bank: Ryan Road Pick And Save Branch, Tri City Branch, Howell Convenience Center Branch, at 6400 South 27th Street. Info updated 2009/10/26: Bank assets: $1,214.5 mil, Deposits: $1,073.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Tri City Bankshares Corporation
  • Guaranty Bank: Oak Creek Branch at 2201 East Rawson Avenue, branch established on 1995/08/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Howell Branch at 7980 South Howell Avenue, branch established on 1999/07/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • North Shore Bank, FSB: Oak Creek Branch at 8701 South Howell Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,769.3 mil, Deposits: $1,357.7 mil, headquarters in Brookfield, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices
  • Bank Mutual: 8780 South Howell Avenue Branch at 8780 South Howell Avenue, branch established on 1940/08/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Oak Creek Branch at 8900 South Howell, branch established on 1991/01/04. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • TCF National Bank: Oak Creek Branch at 9000 South Howell Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/28. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Oak Creek Branch at 125 East Puetz Road, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • WaterStone Bank, SSB: Oak Creek Branch at 6560 S 27th Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/12/09: Bank assets: $1,707.7 mil, Deposits: $1,071.7 mil, headquarters in Wauwatosa, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Creek, Wisconsin:

  • Red Roof Inn, 6360 S 13TH St, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 764-3500, Fax: (414) 764-5138
  • Baymont Inn & Suites-milwaukee S, 7141 S 13TH St, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 762-2266, Fax: (414) 762-0513
  • Comfort Suites-milwaukee Airport, 6362 S 13TH St, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 570-1111
  • Mainstay Suites Milwaukee Airport, 1001 W College Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 571-8800, Fax: (414) 571-8820
  • Days Inn, 1201 W College Ave, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 764-1776, Fax: (414) 762-8009
  • Candlewood Suites, 6440 S 13th St, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 570-9999, Fax: (414) 570-9995
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Airport, 6460 S 13th St, Oak Creek, WI 53154 , Phone: (414) 570-8888, Fax: (414) 570-8885
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oak Creek travel time to work - commute


Oak Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Oak Creek city (based on Milwaukee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here47.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodJewish
Adherents58.6%7.4%6.4%5.7%3.8%
Congregations18.3%9.1%10.3%9.3%3.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.1%2.1%1.6%1.4%10.9%
Congregations5.4%5.2%4.0%3.8%31.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Milwaukee County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 262
Milwaukee County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 605
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Milwaukee County:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Milwaukee County:

29.6%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$46,140$55,3683$2,650
Other Government Administration 9$45,451$60,60113$8,223
Judicial and Legal 1$6,923$83,0762$2,229
Police Protection - Officers 53$291,954$66,1030$0
Police - Other 23$92,519$48,2716$4,877
Firefighters 52$285,648$65,9190$0
Fire - Other 1$3,830$45,9600$0
Streets and Highways 36$169,085$56,3623$4,014
Health 4$19,167$57,5015$9,111
Solid Waste Management 6$26,838$53,6760$0
Sewerage 9$45,735$60,9800$0
Parks and Recreation 6$27,606$55,21240$12,744
Natural Resources 1$4,131$49,5720$0
Water Supply 19$91,618$57,8641$2,989
Local Libraries 5$19,933$47,83915$15,215
Other and Unallocable 9$44,862$59,81610$5,026
Totals for Government 244$1,221,440$60,07198$67,078

Oak Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,585,000 ($74.05)
    Water Utilities: $2,353,000 ($67.41)
    Sewerage: $1,702,000 ($48.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $468,000 ($13.41)
    General - Other: $94,000 ($2.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,623,000 ($218.37)
    Water Utilities: $5,580,000 ($159.85)
    Health - Other: $4,415,000 ($126.48)
    Regular Highways: $4,199,000 ($120.29)
    Sewerage: $2,317,000 ($66.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,737,000 ($49.76)
    Central Staff Services: $1,410,000 ($40.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,102,000 ($31.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,017,000 ($29.13)
    Libraries: $663,000 ($18.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $614,000 ($17.59)
    General Public Buildings: $469,000 ($13.44)
    Financial Administration: $449,000 ($12.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $230,000 ($6.59)
    General - Other: $222,000 ($6.36)
    Natural Resources - Other: $213,000 ($6.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,579,000 ($45.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $782,000 ($22.40)
    Central Staff Services: $618,000 ($17.70)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($1.03)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,179,000 ($406.18)

Oak Creek government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,449,000 ($70.16)
    All Other: $905,000 ($25.93)
    Regular Highways: $594,000 ($17.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $138,000 ($3.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $284,000 ($8.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $142,000 ($4.07)
    Health and Hospitals: $22,000 ($0.63)
    Highways: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,773,000 ($50.79)
    Interest Earnings: $1,350,000 ($38.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $433,000 ($12.40)
    Rents: $223,000 ($6.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $152,000 ($4.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $90,000 ($2.58)
    Sale of Property: $33,000 ($0.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,446,000 ($184.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,104,000 ($117.57)
    Highways: $1,486,000 ($42.57)
    All Other: $415,000 ($11.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.14)
  • Tax - Property: $16,490,000 ($472.38)
    Other License: $1,070,000 ($30.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $404,000 ($11.57)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $336,000 ($9.63)
    NEC: $106,000 ($3.04)

Oak Creek government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $67,000,000 ($1919.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $67,000,000 ($1919.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,080,000 ($918.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,518,000 ($874.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,804,000 ($395.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,242,000 ($350.69)

Oak Creek government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,787,000 ($1741.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $71,748,000 ($2055.35)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.10%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.06% ($39,785 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.25% ($37,956)
from Cook County, IL  0.22% ($40,592)


5.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($315 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Waukesha County, WI  1.32% ($54,465 average AGI)
to Racine County, WI  0.33% ($48,734)
to Washington County, WI  0.30% ($52,017)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oak Creek:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WJYI (1340 AM; 1 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oak Creek:

  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)

TV broadcast stations around Oak Creek:

  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Oak Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 55
Total length: 204 meters (669ft)
Total costs: $5,573,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,126,932
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,537

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 21
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 10
  • 1990-1999: 8
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oak Creek, WI



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED90$177,863211$172,1671,281$169,46444$84,3572$4,485,00010$154,8140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$011$135,57496$187,7925$12,5920$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$158,80015$144,191249$199,34615$47,9531$171,0005$148,0001$28,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$201,99210$176,614235$185,7761$6,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$125,9804$111,07054$171,8590$00$01$82,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1601.00 , 1602.01, 1602.02, 1603.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$194,60070$209,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$207,92916$198,939
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$178,76215$203,137
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$111,0001$174,590
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$115,070

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1601.00 , 1602.01, 1602.02, 1603.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oak Creek, WI

Most common first names in Oak Creek, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11875.2 years
Mary9276.8 years
Robert8570.4 years
William6575.6 years
Joseph6575.7 years
Edward6075.8 years
George6075.7 years
Helen5880.6 years
Frank5379.3 years
Dorothy5177.6 years
Most common last names in Oak Creek, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmidt3477.4 years
Johnson2180.5 years
Willms1579.2 years
Miller1364.4 years
Smith1370.6 years
Anderson1381.2 years
Davis1176.2 years
Schultz1178.1 years
Esch1181.8 years
Nowak1071.8 years
Businesses in Oak Creek, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MainStay1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Menards1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Dennys1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks3
FedEx6Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Target1
Jimmy John's1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kohl's1U.S. Cellular2
La Quinta1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Oak Creek, WI

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