Oak Creek, WI Population

Population: 28,456. Estimated population in July 2020: 32,312 (+13.6% change)
Males: 14,180 (49.8%), Females: 14,276 (50.2%)

Milwaukee County

Zip code: 53154

Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $53,779
Median house value: $139,100

Races in Oak Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.7%)
  • Hispanic (4.5%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (45.4%), Polish (26.3%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (6.6%), English (5.2%), French (4.6%).

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 28.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oak Creek

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oak Creek city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

4.4% Foreign born (2.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oak Creek:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oak Creek:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 4 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 21 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 64 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oak Creek:

  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 12 miles; RACINE, WI; Abbreviation: RAC)
  • VALHALLA (about 14 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; Abbreviation: 84C)
  • SYLVANIA (about 14 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; Abbreviation: C89)
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.

Colleges and Universities

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

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 11 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 12 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)

Schools

Public high school in Oak Creek:

  • OAK CREEK HI (Students: 1,743; Location: 340 E PUETZ RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oak Creek:

  • OAK CREEK WEST MID (Students: 624; Location: 8401 S 13TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAK CREEK EAST MID (Students: 611; Location: 9330 S SHEPARD AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHEPARD HILLS EL (Students: 550; Location: 9701 S SHEPARD HILLS DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MEADOWVIEW EL (Students: 469; Location: 10420 S MCGRAW DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CAROLLTON EL (Students: 411; Location: 8965 S CAROLLTON DR; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EDGEWOOD EL (Students: 352; Location: 8545 S SHEPARD AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CEDAR HILLS EL (Students: 295; Location: 2225 W SYCAMORE AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Oak Creek:

  • ST MATTHEW SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 9329 S CHICAGO RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 98; Location: 8537 S PENN AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Oak Creek:

  • OAK CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $584,800; Location: 8620 S. HOWELL AVE.; 68,500 books; 4,154 audio materials; 3,282 video materials; 190 serial subscriptions)