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Overview

Introduction to Hartland, Wisconsin

Hartland, Wisconsin is 8 miles NW of Waukesha, Wisconsin and 22 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is in Waukesha County.

Hartland History

Stephen Warren, a real estate broker and builder, was the first settler in the area now known as Hartland. He bought 165 acres of land between Cottonwood and Maple Avenues in 1839, on the land that later became Hartland. The village was named Warren in 1837. After the arrival of a railroad in 1854, the village received its present name. The community was incorporated as a village in 1892.

Hartland and nearby Attractions

  • Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design
  • Aztalan State Park
  • Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  • Milton House Museum

Things To Do In Hartland

While in Hartland, one can visit parks like Pike Lake State Park, Harrington Beach State Park, Aztalan State Park and Kettle Moraine State Forest. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Bristlecone Pines Golf Club, the Olde Highlander Golf Club and the Wanaki Golf Course. The First Congregational Church, the Lake Country Congregational Church and the Zion Lutheran Church are the local houses of worship. The Milwaukee Art Museum, the East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, the Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum are all accessible from Hartland as well.

Hartland Transportation

The nearest major airport is General Mitchell International.

Hartland Higher Education

Marquette University, Waukesha County Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University are the nearest colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,195
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+4,574
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married55.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.9%
Median Earnings25+$43,936
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,912
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,925

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,950
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$912
Median House Value$266,500

Ancestry

German48.8%
Irish15%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.1%
Polish11.6%
Norwegian7.2%
English6.5%
French Except Basque5.5%
Italian4.9%
Scottish3.4%
Swedish2.1%
Swiss1.7%
Dutch1.6%
Croatian1.1%
Welsh1%
Czech0.9%
Canadian0.8%
Finnish0.8%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
US/American0.7%
Danishn0.7%
Serbian0.5%
Ukrainian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Iraqi0.2%
Maltese0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Hartland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waukesha County
Standard Zip Codes53029
Phone Area Codes262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.09
Approximate Longitude-88.34

Hartland 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
Distance8 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
Distance8.2 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
Distance13.7 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
Delafield7,218$103,631
Merton3,535$146,750
Nashotah1,428$114,531
Pewaukee13,979$99,320
Sussex10,716$97,109

Hartland Public Libraries

Hartland Public Library
110 E. PARK AVE.
Hartland, Wisconsin
(262) 367-3350

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Hartland Public Schools

Arrowhead High
700 North Ave
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-3611
High
Total Enrollment 2257
Hartland School Of Community Learning
651 E Imperial Dr
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-6720
Primary
Total Enrollment 93
Lake Country School
1800 Vettelson Rd
ZIP: 53029
(262) 367-3606
Primary
Total Enrollment 488
Life Charter School
800 E North Shore Dr
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-6767
Middle
Total Enrollment 86
North Elementary
232 Church St
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-6710
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
North Shore Middle
800 E North Shore Dr
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-6767
Middle
Total Enrollment 289
South Elementary
651 E Imperial Dr
ZIP: 53029
(262) 369-6720
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
Swallow Elementary
W299n5614 County Road E
ZIP: 53029
(262) 367-2000
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy
232 Church St
ZIP: 53209
(262) 369-6710
Primary
Total Enrollment 63

Hartland Private Schools

Divine Redeemer Lutheran School
N48w31385 Hill St
ZIP: 53029
Elementary
Total Enrollment 292
Lake Country Montessori
625 Walnut Ridge Dr
ZIP: 53029
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
St Charles Parish School
526 Renson Rd
ZIP: 53029
Elementary
Total Enrollment 181
University Lake School
4024 Nagawicka Rd
ZIP: 53029
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 254
Zion Lutheran School
1023 E Capitol Dr
ZIP: 53029
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
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