Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin
Village
Official logo of Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin
Logo
Location of Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin
Location of Oconomowoc Lake, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°5′23″N 88°27′38″W / 43.08972°N 88.46056°W / 43.08972; -88.46056Coordinates: 43°5′23″N 88°27′38″W / 43.08972°N 88.46056°W / 43.08972; -88.46056
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Waukesha
Incorporated 1959[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 3.30 sq mi (8.55 km2)
 • Land 1.98 sq mi (5.13 km2)
 • Water 1.32 sq mi (3.42 km2)
Elevation[3] 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 595
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 595
 • Density 300.5/sq mi (116.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-59300[6]
GNIS feature ID 1570738[3]

Oconomowoc Lake is a village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 595 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

In 1934, the "Unofficial Village of Oconomowoc Lake" was created.[1] The incorporation process started in 1952.[1] The area was initially a part of the towns of Summit and Oconomowoc.[1] The incorporation process was made final after going through a number of courts and a resident vote was held.[1] 234 votes were taken with 192 voting in favor of incorporation.[1]

Geography[edit]

Oconomowoc Lake is located at 43°5′23″N 88°27′38″W / 43.08972°N 88.46056°W / 43.08972; -88.46056 (43.089780, -88.460587).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.30 square miles (8.55 km2), of which, 1.98 square miles (5.13 km2) of it is land and 1.32 square miles (3.42 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 524
1990 493 −5.9%
2000 564 14.4%
2010 595 5.5%

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 595 people, 232 households, and 177 families residing in the village. The population density was 300.5 inhabitants per square mile (116.0/km2). There were 302 housing units at an average density of 152.5 per square mile (58.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 232 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.8% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.7% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the village was 50.7 years. 20.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.3% were from 25 to 44; 37.9% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 564 people, 208 households, and 178 families residing in the village. The population density was 298.4 people per square mile (115.2/km²). There were 246 housing units at an average density of 130.2 per square mile (50.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.23% White, 0.89% Asian, 0.35% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 208 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.7% were married couples living together, 1.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.4% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 37.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $112,760, and the median income for a family was $126,406. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $51,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $81,593. About 3.3% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Rumage, Jeff (July 23, 2009). "Happy 50th birthday, Oconomowoc Lake". The Oconomowoc Enterprise (Waukesha, WI: Conley Media). p. A3. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

External links[edit]