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Overview

Introduction to Delafield, Wisconsin

Delafield, Wisconsin, in Waukesha county, is 9 miles W of Waukesha, Wisconsin and 25 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Delafield History

The city of Delafield is located along the Bark River in Waukesha County. The community was established in 1837. The city of Delafield houses the St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy, a private Episcopal military school.

Delafield and nearby Attractions

  • Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum
  • Kettle Moraine State Forest
  • East Troy Electric Railroad Museum
  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area
  • Old World Wisconsin
  • Clark House Museum

Things To Do In Delafield

Fowler Lake, Kettle Moraine State Forest and the Brookfield Dog Park are all accessible from Delafield. The Milwaukee Art Museum, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight, the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum and the Logic Puzzle Museum are all nearby as well. The Kettle Moraine Golf Club, Bristlecone Pines Golf Club and Fairways of Woodside Golf Course are popular among local golfers. Nashotah Mission is the local church. A wide variety of reading materials are offered by the Delafield Public Library.

Delafield Transportation

Air transportation is available from General Mitchell International Airport.

Delafield Higher Education

Carroll College, Marquette University and Waukesha County Technical College are the local institutions of higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,218
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+3,676
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.3%
Median Earnings25+$50,984
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,191

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,631
% Above Poverty Level93.3%
% Below Poverty Level6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,065
Median House Value$346,200

Ancestry

German48.4%
Irish16.4%
Polish14.7%
Italian7.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.6%
English7%
Norwegian6.7%
French Except Basque4.4%
Finnish3.5%
Scottish2.5%
Swedish1.7%
Welsh1.5%
Dutch1.4%
Danishn1.4%
Czech1.3%
Canadian1%
Hungarian0.8%
Lebanese0.8%
Arab0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Slovak0.5%
Russian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Serbian0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Greek0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Delafield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waukesha County
Standard Zip Codes53018
Phone Area Codes262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.06
Approximate Longitude-88.39

Delafield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOCONOMOWOC
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 26 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationWAUKESHA
Distance9.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationGERMANTOWN
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chenequa480$194,375
Dousman2,493$75,952
Hartland9,195$92,950
Nashotah1,428$114,531
Oconomowoc16,289$95,658
Wales2,562$100,104

Delafield Public Libraries

Delafield Public Library
500 GENESEE ST.
Delafield, Wisconsin
(262) 646-6230

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Delafield Public Schools

Cushing Elementary
227 N Genesee St
ZIP: 53018
(262) 646-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 470
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