Pewaukee, WI

Pewaukee profile

Living in Pewaukee

Pewaukee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 15,914 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pewaukee is the 55th 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.

Pewaukee is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (18.04%), sales jobs (13.58%), and business and financial occupations (9.57%).

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: 10.39% 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.

Pewaukee is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pewaukee’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small city, Pewaukee does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

If knowledge is power, Pewaukee is a pretty powerful place. 55.03% 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 2018 was $56,623, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $226,492 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, English, and Italian.

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