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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 11,508
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,711
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,163
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $826
Median House Value $247,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 0.3%
English 7.2%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WEST BEND
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
Station PORT WASHINGTON
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
Station PLYMOUTH
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Germantown 19,830 $95,305
Grafton 11,535 $86,282
Mequon 23,494 $122,364
Port Washington 11,481 $75,613
Saukville 4,484 $75,833

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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