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Overview

Introduction to Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Pewaukee, Wisconsin, in Waukesha county, is 5 miles N of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center) and 18 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Pewaukee History

Pewaukee was organized as a separate town on 13th January, 1840. In 1999 the city of Pewaukee was incorporated from parts of the "Town of Pewaukee." The name of the city is derived from native Potawatomi for "dusty water" or "lake of shells." The first settler of Pewaukee was Asa Clark. The land is largely agricultural with diversified soil. The earliest records of road surveys at Pewaukee dates back to 1842.

Pewaukee and nearby Attractions

  • Charles Allis Art Museum
  • Clark House Museum
  • Miller Brewing Company
  • Pike Lake State Park
  • Pabst House
  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area

Things To Do In Pewaukee

The city of Pewaukee has a number of recreational areas, parks, museums, and places of interest that tourists could visit. The Richard Bong State Recreation Area has facilities for picnic, horse riding, swimming, fishing, and camping. Those interested in history can visit Pabst House and Clark House Museum. Pewaukee Area Historical Society is an ideal destination for information on local history, art, and culture.

Pewaukee Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport is situated nearby to the city of Pewaukee.

Pewaukee Higher Education

Waukesha County Technical College, Carroll College, and the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee offer higher education facilities.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,979
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+6,920
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married64.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.7%
Median Earnings25+$51,392
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,326
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,373

Wealth

Median Family Income$99,320
% Above Poverty Level97.2%
% Below Poverty Level2.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,265
Median House Value$277,100

Ancestry

German45.9%
Polish12%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.8%
Irish11.6%
English7.8%
Italian7.6%
Norwegian4.8%
French Except Basque2.6%
Swedish2.2%
Dutch2%
Czech2%
Danishn1.6%
Canadian1.2%
Russian1%
Scottish1%
Hungarian1%
Croatian0.9%
Austrian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Slovak0.7%
Iranian0.6%
Belgian0.4%
Arab0.4%
Serbian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Slovene0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Finnish0.3%
African0.2%
South African0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Pewaukee Almanac

CategoryValue
County Waukesha County
Standard Zip Codes53072
Phone Area Codes262
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.08
Approximate Longitude-88.25

Pewaukee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWAUKESHA
Distance4.6 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
Distance11.9 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
StationWEST ALLIS
Distance13.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chenequa480$194,375
Hartland9,195$92,950
Lannon1,053$62,857
Merton3,535$146,750
Sussex10,716$97,109
Waukesha72,016$78,311

Pewaukee Public Libraries

Pewaukee Public Library
210 MAIN ST.
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
(262) 691-5670

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Pewaukee Hospitals

Lifecare Hospitals Of Wisconsin
(Proprietary)
2400 Golf Road
(262) 524-2600

Pewaukee Public Schools

Asa Clark Middle
472 Lake St
ZIP: 53072
(262) 695-5024
Middle
Total Enrollment 439
Horizon School
458 Lake St
ZIP: 53072
(262) 695-5051
Middle
Total Enrollment 638
Pewaukee High
510 Lake St
ZIP: 53072
(262) 695-5013
High
Total Enrollment 817
Pewaukee Lake Elementary
436 Lake St
ZIP: 53072
(262) 695-5054
Primary
Total Enrollment 941

Pewaukee Private Schools

Global Montessori
W287n3700 N Shore Dr
ZIP: 53072
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 50
Prairie Hill Waldorf School
N14w29143 Silvernail Rd
ZIP: 53072
Elementary
Total Enrollment 115
Queen Of Apostles Elementary School
449 W Wisconsin Ave
ZIP: 53072
Elementary
Total Enrollment 115
St Anthony Grade School
W280n2101 Prospect Ave
ZIP: 53072
Elementary
Total Enrollment 203
Trinity Academy
W225n3131 Duplainville Rd
ZIP: 53072
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 134
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