Cedarburg, Wisconsin

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Introduction to Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Cedarburg, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee county, is 18 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The city’s population is approximately 10,908.

Cedarburg History

In 1843, Frederick August Leuning entered into the community and built a cabin near Cedar Creek. He named this cabin "Cedarburg". He later constructed the Columbia Mill on that same site. William Schroeder and Frederick Hilgen established Cedarburg as a village in 1845. In 1864, the Cedarburg Woolen-Mill was founded and the The Cedarburg Electric Light Commission began operating in 1909.

Cedarburg and nearby Attractions

  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
  • Pike Lake State Park
  • Clark House Museum
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design

Things To Do In Cedarburg

Golfers can enjoy a round at the Bog Golf Course. The Discovery World Museum of Science, the Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and the Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design are all accessible from Cedarburg as well. The city hosts the Winter Festival every February, the Strawberry Festival every June and the Ozaukee County Fair every August.

Cedarburg Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is located nearby.

Cedarburg Higher Education

Cardinal Stritch University, the Milwaukee School of Engineering and Marquette University are the nearby institutions of higher education.

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Cedarburg strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Cedarburg Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Cedarburg Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Cedarburg College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Cedarburg Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Cedarburg Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Cedarburg People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Comparing Cedarburg to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Age of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 2 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 4 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Cedarburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 18 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Ozaukee
Standard Zip Codes 53012
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.296
Longitude -87.987

Cedarburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 64 to 78 F
Oct Temp 44 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Cedarburg Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 10,908 100%
Male 5,213 47.8%
Female 5,695 52.2%
Under 18 2,969 27.2%
18+ 7,939 72.8%
65+ 1,596 14.6%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 3.05
White 10,708 98.2%
African-American 27 0.2%
Asian 80 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.1%
Other 14 0.1%
Mixed Race 63 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 94 0.9%

Estimated Cedarburg Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 11,298
Growth 390
Growth % 3.6%

Cedarburg Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 47.8%
Irish 8.2%
Italian 6.7%
Polish 6.3%
English 5.2%
US/American 3.9%
Norwegian 3.8%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Swedish 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Russian 1.2%
Czech 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Luxemburger 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
European 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
British 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Latvian 0.2%
South African 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cedarburg 10,908 $66,932
Germantown 18,260 $68,975
Grafton 10,312 $65,825
Mequon 21,823 $101,793
Port Washington 10,467 $62,215
Saukville 4,068 $62,436
Thiensville 3,254 $69,286
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Featured Colleges in the Cedarburg Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Penn Foster College

Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.

  • Programs: Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Degrees: Associate

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online MBA specialization in International Business, Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Accounting, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself.

  • Programs: Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation, Master of Public Administration and Policy, Master of Science in Sports Analytics Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • Degrees: Certificate
Matching School Ads

Cedarburg High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

Cedarburg Colleges

(List of Wisconsin Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cedarburg

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. Greenwood, Indiana 80.5   30% 12.3% 23.7% 25 $57,298 7.7% 3.5% 36,037 7% 55.1 0.5% 5.4
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Cedarburg

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Cedarburg Government Officials

Are you an official in the Cedarburg government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104