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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.

People

Total Population 6,709
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 3,272
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 66.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 75.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $139,932
% Above Poverty Level 96.9%
% Below Poverty Level 3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28%
Median Gross Rent $1,164
Median House Value $293,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fox Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles N of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Milwaukee
Standard Zip Codes 53217
Phone Area Codes 414
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.157
Longitude -87.901

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)

Station MILWAUKEE MT MARY COL
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station WEST ALLIS
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 54 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
Station GERMANTOWN
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayside 4,490 $119,667
Brown Deer 12,101 $70,012
Glendale 12,914 $88,916
River Hills 1,472 $176,250
Shorewood 13,284 $92,938

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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