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Overview

Introduction to Fox Point, Wisconsin

Fox Point, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee county, is located 8 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fox Point History

Fox Point was incorporated as a village in the year 1926. Originally, the area that now covers the village was a Dutch settlement. In fact, Fox Point also derived its name from the settlement. It is located Milwaukee County, which was founded in 1834.

Fox Point and nearby Attractions

  • Brown-Port Shopping Center
  • Albert and Edith Adelman House
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Pabst House
  • Pike Lake State Park

Things To Do In Fox Point

Fox Point offers easy access to Harrington Beach State Park, Pike Lake State Park, and Kettle Moraine State Forest. History buffs should visit the museums such as Milwaukee Public Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design, Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum, and Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art. One can shop at the Brown - Port Shopping Center and RiverPoint Village Shopping Center. The village is also home to many churches such as Saint Eugene Church, Fox Point Evangelical Lutheran Church, and North Shore Congregational Church.

Fox Point Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is a short drive away.

Fox Point Higher Education

Cardinal Stritch University, Marquette University, and Milwaukee School of Engineering are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,695
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens21.1%
Employed Population 16+3,283
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married65.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher76.6%
Median Earnings25+$67,031
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$146,518
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,163
Median House Value$309,000

Ancestry

German34.5%
Irish15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.6%
Polish8.2%
English7.7%
Italian7.3%
Norwegian3.7%
Russian3.3%
Swedish3.1%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish1.8%
Slovak1.6%
Dutch1.3%
Lithuanian1.2%
Hungarian1%
Greek1%
African0.9%
Arab0.8%
Danishn0.7%
Ethiopian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Romanian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Iranian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Israeli0.4%
Brazilian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Basque0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
US/American0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Fox Point Almanac

CategoryValue
County Milwaukee County
Standard Zip Codes53217
Phone Area Codes262,414
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.16
Approximate Longitude-87.91

Fox Point 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
Distance9.1 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
Distance10.9 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
Distance11.6 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
Bayside4,428$121,146
Brown Deer12,075$74,187
Glendale12,880$94,191
River Hills1,548$160,714
Shorewood13,300$98,682
Whitefish Bay14,088$125,992

Fox Point Public Schools

Maple Dale Elementary
8377 N Port Washington Rd
ZIP: 53217
(414) 351-7380
Primary
Total Enrollment 318

Fox Point Private Schools

Magellan Day School Epl
217 W Dunwood Rd
ZIP: 53217
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 30
St Eugene School
7600 N Port Washington Rd
ZIP: 53217
Elementary
Total Enrollment 152
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