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Overview

Introduction to Hartland, Wisconsin

Hartland, Wisconsin is 8 miles NW of Waukesha, Wisconsin and 22 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is in Waukesha County. The population of the village is 7,905.

Hartland History

Stephen Warren, a real estate broker and builder, was the first settler in the area now known as Hartland. He bought 165 acres of land between Cottonwood and Maple Avenues in 1839, on the land that later became Hartland. The village was named Warren in 1837. After the arrival of a railroad in 1854, the village received its present name. The community was incorporated as a village in 1892.

Hartland and nearby Attractions

  • Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
  • Aztalan State Park
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Milton House Museum

Things To Do In Hartland

While in Hartland, one can visit parks like Pike Lake State Park, Harrington Beach State Park, Aztalan State Park and Kettle Moraine State Forest. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Bristlecone Pines Golf Club, the Olde Highlander Golf Club and the Wanaki Golf Course. The First Congregational Church, the Lake Country Congregational Church and the Zion Lutheran Church are the local houses of worship. The Milwaukee Art Museum, the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum are all accessible from Hartland as well.

Hartland Transportation

The nearest major airport is General Mitchell International.

Hartland Higher Education

Marquette University, Waukesha County Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University are the nearest colleges and universities.

People

Total Population 9,187
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 4,594
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 57.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $92,330
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.7%
Median Gross Rent $886
Median House Value $246,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 14.3%

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

Hartland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NW of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Standard Zip Codes 53029
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.105
Longitude -88.341

Hartland 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 OCONOMOWOC
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station WAUKESHA
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station GERMANTOWN
Distance 13.7 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
Chenequa 527 $176,750
Delafield 7,168 $109,242
Merton 3,492 $135,833
Nashotah 1,452 $127,188
Pewaukee 13,784 $98,708
Sussex 10,680 $94,615

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

Hartland Public Libraries

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Hartland Public Library
110 E. PARK AVE.
Hartland, Wisconsin
(262) 367-3350

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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