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Overview

Introduction to Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Cedarburg, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee county, is 18 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,516
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+5,957
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married57.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher57.4%
Median Earnings25+$50,887
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,378

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,158
% Above Poverty Level92.7%
% Below Poverty Level7.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$833
Median House Value$258,200

Ancestry

German47.9%
Irish11.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.4%
Polish7.2%
English6%
Italian4.6%
French Except Basque4.3%
Norwegian3.9%
Dutch3.3%
Swedish2.8%
Czech1.6%
Canadian1.2%
Ukrainian1.1%
Austrian1.1%
Russian1%
Slovak1%
Portuguese0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Welsh0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Swiss0.8%
African0.6%
Luxemburger0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Nigerian0.5%
Greek0.5%
US/American0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Arab0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Croatian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iranian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Cedarburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ozaukee County
Standard Zip Codes53012
Phone Area Codes262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.29
Approximate Longitude-87.98

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)

StationWEST BEND
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationPORT WASHINGTON
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 50 F
Jul Temp64 to 78 F
Oct Temp44 to 58 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationPLYMOUTH
Distance30.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Germantown19,927$95,329
Grafton11,563$86,126
Mequon23,663$126,342
Port Washington11,531$77,437
Saukville4,494$67,303
Thiensville3,184$81,750

Cedarburg Public Libraries

Cedarburg Public Library
W63N589 HANOVER AVE.
Cedarburg, Wisconsin
(262) 375-7640

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Cedarburg Public Schools

Cedarburg High
W68n611 Evergreen Blvd
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6200
High
Total Enrollment 1162
Early Learning Center
W52n932 Keup Rd
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 21
Parkview Elementary
W72n853 Harrison Ave
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 432
Thorson Elementary
W51n932 Keup Rd
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
Webster Middle
W75n624 Wauwatosa Rd
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6500
Middle
Total Enrollment 640
Westlawn Elementary
W64n319 Madison Ave
ZIP: 53012
(262) 376-6900
Primary
Total Enrollment 331

Cedarburg Private Schools

First Immanuel Lutheran School
W67n622 Evergreen Blvd
ZIP: 53012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 249
St Francis Borgia School
N43w6005 Hamilton Rd
ZIP: 53012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 310
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