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Overview

Introduction to Cudahy, Wisconsin

Cudahy, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is 5 miles S of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Cudahy History

The community was originally known as Buckhorn Settlement. In the late 1800s, Patrick Cudahy purchased a plot of land to build his meatpacking plant in the Town of Lake, which was about two miles from the Milwaukee City limits. In 1895, the first president of the village was elected. The area was named after him. The community of Cudahy was officially incorporated as a city in 1906.

Cudahy and nearby Attractions

  • Charles Allis Art Museum
  • Kettle Moraine State Forest
  • Racine Heritage Museum
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
  • Big Foot Beach State Park

Things To Do In Cudahy

Packard Plaza is a popular shopping destination in the area. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Grant Park Golf Course, the Dretzka Park Golf Course or the Woodland Golf Course. The Discovery World Museum of Science, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the Milwaukee Art Museum are all accessible from Cudahy. Churches in the area include Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church, the Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church.

Cudahy Transportation

General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.

Cudahy Higher Education

Higher education can pursued at Marquette University, Cardinal Stritch University or at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,321
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+8,019
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,854
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,185
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,892

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,117
% Above Poverty Level85.1%
% Below Poverty Level14.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone34.4%
Median Gross Rent$769
Median House Value$150,400

Ancestry

Polish21.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.9%
Irish11.2%
Italian5.6%
English4.3%
Norwegian3.7%
Albanian2.9%
Swedish2.6%
French Except Basque2.6%
Arab2.3%
Hungarian1.6%
Czech1.5%
Iraqi1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Swiss0.9%
Canadian0.8%
German0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Slovak0.7%
Palestinian0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Slovene0.5%
Serbian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Russian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Scottish0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
African0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Cudahy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Milwaukee County
Standard Zip Codes53110
Phone Area Codes414
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.94
Approximate Longitude-87.86

Cudahy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMILWAUKEE MITCHELL AP
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 28 F
Apr Temp36 to 54 F
Jul Temp63 to 81 F
Oct Temp43 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.8 inches
StationWEST ALLIS
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 54 F
Jul Temp66 to 82 F
Oct Temp44 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches
StationRACINE
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 51 F
Jul Temp64 to 79 F
Oct Temp44 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Greendale14,303$85,158
Milwaukee598,672$42,741
Oak Creek35,218$84,989
South Milwaukee21,197$69,051
St. Francis9,516$65,563
West Milwaukee4,214$50,536

Cudahy Public Libraries

Cudahy Family Library
3500 LIBRARY DR.
Cudahy, Wisconsin
(414) 769-2246

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Cudahy Hospitals

Aurora St Lukes Med Ctr South Shore
(Non-profit)
5900 S Lake Dr
(414) 489-4009

Cudahy Public Schools

Cudahy High
4950 S Lake Dr
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-2700
High
Total Enrollment 730
Cudahy Middle
5530 S Barland Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-2830
Middle
Total Enrollment 355
Jones Elementary
5845 S Swift Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-7150
Primary
Total Enrollment 183
Kosciuszko Elementary
5252 S Kirkwood Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
Lincoln Elementary
4416 S Packard Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-2930
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Mitchell Elementary
5950 S Illinois Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-7100
Primary
Total Enrollment 298
Park View Elementary
5555 S Nicholson Ave
ZIP: 53110
(414) 294-7250
Primary
Total Enrollment 299

Cudahy Private Schools

St Pauls Lutheran School
3766 E Cudahy Ave
ZIP: 53110
Elementary
Total Enrollment 89
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