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Overview

Introduction to Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Elm Grove, Wisconsin, in Waukesha county, is 3 miles W of West Allis, Wisconsin and 8 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Elm Grove History

The part of Wisconsin now occupied by Waukesha County was a part of Michigan until 1834, when Milwaukee County was organized. In 1846, Waukesha County was formed, and Curtis Reed became the first chairman.

Elm Grove and nearby Attractions

  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Pike Lake State Park
  • Discovery World Museum of Science, Economics & Technology
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design

Things To Do In Elm Grove

Local golf courses include the Greenfield Park Golf Course, the New Berlin Hills Golf Course and the Brookfield Hills Golf Course. The Clark House Museum, the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum and the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum are all accessible from Elm Grove as well. The Kettle Moraine State Forest, the Richard Bong State Recreation Area, the Harrington Beach State Park and the Aztalan State Park offer recreational opportunities to the visitors and residents of Elm Grove.

Elm Grove Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is nearby.

Elm Grove Higher Education

Higher education in the area can be pursued at Carroll College, Waukesha County Technical College and Marquette University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,085
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens22.9%
Employed Population 16+2,869
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married65.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher72.2%
Median Earnings25+$68,432
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$157,939
% Above Poverty Level97.7%
% Below Poverty Level2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$887
Median House Value$355,000

Ancestry

Irish21.5%
English9.8%
Polish8.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.7%
Italian5.8%
Norwegian4.5%
Swedish4.5%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.1%
Greek1.7%
Russian1.6%
Czech1.5%
US/American1.5%
Swiss1.1%
Lithuanian1.1%
Slovene0.9%
Slovak0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
Serbian0.8%
Finnish0.8%
Danishn0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lebanese0.3%
South African0.3%
Arab0.3%
Belgian0.3%
African0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
German0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Elm Grove Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waukesha County
Standard Zip Codes53122
Phone Area Codes262,920
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.04
Approximate Longitude-88.08

Elm Grove 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 MT MARY COL
Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 62 F
Annual Precip32 inches
StationWEST ALLIS
Distance4.4 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
StationGERMANTOWN
Distance12.2 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
Brookfield37,991$111,641
Butler1,816$71,406
New Berlin39,807$97,644
Wauwatosa47,388$96,429
West Allis60,543$64,351
West Milwaukee4,214$50,536

Elm Grove Public Libraries

Elm Grove Public Library
13600 JUNEAU BLVD.
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
(262) 782-6717

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Elm Grove Public Schools

Pilgrim Park Middle
1500 Pilgrim Pkwy
ZIP: 53122
(262) 785-3920
Middle
Total Enrollment 776
Tonawanda Elementary
13605 Underwood River Pkwy
ZIP: 53122
(262) 785-3950
Primary
Total Enrollment 381

Elm Grove Private Schools

Elm Grove Lutheran School
945 Terrace Dr
ZIP: 53122
Elementary
Total Enrollment 116
St Mary Visitation School
13000 Juneau Blvd
ZIP: 53122
Elementary
Total Enrollment 254
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