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Overview

Introduction to Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in Waukesha county, is 11 miles NW of West Allis, Wisconsin and 14 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Menomonee Falls History

Menomonee Falls derived its name from an Indian term meaning "wild rice." The village is located in Waukesha County, which was originally a part of Michigan. Waukesha County was established in early 1846. The first county chairman was Curtis Reed. Menomonee Falls was incorporated as a village in 1892.

Menomonee Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Lannon County Park
  • Germantown Historical Museum
  • Pabst House
  • Milwaukee Art Museum
  • Pike Lake State Park
  • Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art

Things To Do In Menomonee Falls

The Lannon County Park and the Pike Lake State Park are nearby. The Milwaukee Art Museum, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, the Clark House Museum, the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum and the Milwaukee Public Museum are all accessible from Menomonee Falls as well. Golfers can enjoy a round at the North Hills Country Club.

Menomonee Falls Transportation

General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.

Menomonee Falls Higher Education

Concordia University-Wisconsin, Carroll College and the Waukesha County Technical College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population36,118
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+19,015
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married58%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.1%
Median Earnings25+$47,131
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,079

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,211
% Above Poverty Level96%
% Below Poverty Level4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$946
Median House Value$228,300

Ancestry

German50.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.2%
Irish12%
Polish11.2%
English7.3%
Norwegian5.1%
Italian4.7%
French Except Basque3.4%
Swedish2.7%
Scottish1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Czech1.3%
Croatian1.1%
Swiss1%
Greek1%
Canadian1%
Hungarian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Finnish0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Russian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Arab0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
African0.1%
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Menomonee Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waukesha County
Standard Zip Codes53051
P.O. Box Zip Codes53052
Phone Area Codes262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.14
Approximate Longitude-88.12

Menomonee Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGERMANTOWN
Distance2.6 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
StationWAUKESHA
Distance12.7 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
StationWEST ALLIS
Distance12.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brown Deer12,075$74,187
Butler1,816$71,406
Germantown19,927$95,329
Lannon1,053$62,857
Mequon23,663$126,342
Sussex10,716$97,109

Menomonee Falls Public Libraries

Menomonee Falls Public Library
W156N8436 PILGRIM RD.
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
(262) 532-8930

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Menomonee Falls Hospitals

Community Memorial Hsptl
(Non-profit)
W180 N8085 Town Hall Rd
(262) 251-1000

Menomonee Falls Public Schools

Benjamin Franklin Elementary And Early Learning Center
N81w14701 Franklin Dr
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8470
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
Marcy Elementary
W180n4851 Marcy Rd
ZIP: 53051
(262) 781-8283
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Menomonee Falls 4k Collaboration
W156n8480 Pilgrim Rd
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8440
Menomonee Falls High
W142n8101 Merrimac Dr
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8444
High
Total Enrollment 1374
North Middle
N88w16750 Garfield Dr
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8450
Middle
Total Enrollment 867
Riverside Elementary
W153n8681 Margaret Rd
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8484
Primary
Total Enrollment 379
Shady Lane Elementary
W172n8959 Shady Ln
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-8480
Primary
Total Enrollment 393
Valley View Elementary
W180n8130 Town Hall Rd
ZIP: 53051
(262) 250-2620
Primary
Total Enrollment 376
Willow Springs Learning Center
W220n6660 Town Line Rd
ZIP: 53051
(262) 255-6190
Primary
Total Enrollment 268

Menomonee Falls Private Schools

Aquinas Academy
N72w15935 Good Hope Rd
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 98
Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran School
N84w15252 Menomonee Ave
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 255
Calvary Baptist School
N84w19049 Menomonee Ave
ZIP: 53051
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 172
Falls Baptist Academy
N69w12703 Appleton Ave
ZIP: 53051
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 92
Pilgrim Lutheran School
W156n5429 Bette Dr
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 72
St Anthony School
N74w13646 Appleton Ave
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 189
St Mary Parish School
N89w16215 Cleveland Ave
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 317
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School
N48w18700 Lisbon Rd
ZIP: 53051
Elementary
Total Enrollment 94
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