Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 

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Population

17,160

+7.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$70,204

Median Home Price

$369,800

Median Age

38.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.0

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Large-city / suburban complex - Extreme southeast Wisconsin along Lake Michigan, 40 miles north of Illinois border. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Oconomowoc, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Oconomowoc, WI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Downtown revitalization
Arts and culture
Close to Chicago
Cons
Some gritty areas
Economic cycles
Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Metro Area

Somewhat in the economic and cultural shadow of Chicago 90 miles south, Milwaukee is nevertheless a self-sufficient city, as well as a commercial and cultural center for Wisconsin and particularly its more populous southeastern portions. A melting pot for 19th-century immigrants from northern Europe, the city has kept up old-world traditions, most notably the brewing (and consumption) of beer. Following a period of industrial decline- including the brewing industry- the city has revitalized some areas, particularly downtown, and created an area of lakefront parks and museums. The business picture has changed to include more financial services and retailing companies along with the traditional base of metal products, electrical equipment, and machine tools. The area is headquarters to a surprising list of Mid-sized corporations, including Briggs & Stratton, Harley-Davidson, Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Automation and Johnson Controls, which operate plants in the vicinity, and service players like Manpower, Inc., Northwestern Mutual and retailer Kohl’s.


QUICK FACTS

City: Oconomowoc
Zip Codes: 53066
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 693 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oconomowoc is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oconomowoc jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oconomowoc's cost of living is 9.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oconomowoc's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Waukesha county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 59.6% to 38.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oconomowoc's population is 17,160 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oconomowoc is Real Estate: $369,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%.

SCHOOLS
Oconomowoc public schools spend $11,478 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Oconomowoc. More Education



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Housing Market in Oconomowoc

It's a good time to buy in Oconomowoc. Home Appreciation is up 16.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Oconomowoc is $369,800.

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Reviews for Oconomowoc   14 Reviews
Oconomowoc - Life Comes Naturally Here! - 11/8/2011
Oconomowoc is a great place to live and raise a family. The community is strategically located between Milwaukee and Madison, and is surrounded by many lakes and... Read More

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mediocre quality of life - 6/14/2010
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If I have to live in WI, I wouldn't want to live a - 6/13/2010
True, winters are TOO LONG in WI, but since I have to live in this state, Oconomowoc (Lake Country in general) is the ONLY place I'd want to live! Besides being a very... Read More


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