Introduction to Fox Point, Wisconsin

Fox Point, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is located 8 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The village contains a population of approximately 7,012 residents.

Fox Point History

Fox Point was incorporated as a village in the year 1926. Originally, the area that now covers the village was a Dutch settlement. In fact, Fox Point also derived its name from the settlement. It is located Milwaukee County, which was founded in 1834.

Fox Point and nearby Attractions

  • Brown-Port Shopping Center
  • Albert and Edith Adelman House
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Pabst House
  • Pike Lake State Park

Things To Do In Fox Point

Fox Point offers easy access to Harrington Beach State Park, Pike Lake State Park, and Kettle Moraine State Forest. History buffs should visit the museums such as Milwaukee Public Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design, Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, and Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art. One can shop at the Brown - Port Shopping Center and RiverPoint Village Shopping Center. The village is also home to many churches such as Saint Eugene Church, Fox Point Evangelical Lutheran Church, and North Shore Congregational Church.

Fox Point Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is a few minutes' drive away.

Fox Point Higher Education

Cardinal Stritch University, Marquette University, and Milwaukee School of Engineering are nearby.


Total Population 6,695
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,296
Age of the Population 45


% of people married 65.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 76.5%
Median Earnings25+ $66,723
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,944


Median Family Income $139,450
% Above Poverty Level 96.1%
% Below Poverty Level 3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,154
Median House Value $289,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 17.6%

Fox Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Milwaukee
Standard Zip Codes 53217
Phone Area Codes 414
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.157
Longitude -87.901

Fox Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 54 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayside 4,479 $121,212
Brown Deer 12,067 $70,556
Glendale 12,893 $83,659
River Hills 1,501 $196,250
Shorewood 13,245 $103,628
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