Oak Creek, Wisconsin Population 2021

36,163
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Oak Creek is a city located in Milwaukee County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 36,163, it is the 22nd largest city in Wisconsin and the 1084th largest city in the United States . Oak Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,451 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Oak Creek has a population density of 1,271 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Creek is $93,379 with a poverty rate of 5.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $231,200. The median age in Oak Creek is 39.9 years, 38.4 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Oak Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oak Creekwas:

  • White: 83.72%
  • Asian: 7.38%
  • Black or African American: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.10%
  • Other race: 1.36%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Oak Creek, Wisconsin is 36,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,163.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,451.

Oak Creek, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,19683.72%
Asian2,6607.38%
Black or African American1,3393.71%
Two or More Races1,1183.10%
Some Other Race4901.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native2440.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.05%
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Oak Creek Population by Race

Oak Creek Population Pyramid $2021

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Oak Creek Median Age

39.9


Total

38.4


Male

41.5


Female

Oak Creek Adults

There are 28,221 adults, (5,137 of whom are seniors) in Oak Creek.

Oak Creek Age Dependency

56.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Creek Sex Ratio

Female

17,915

49.67%

Male

18,151

50.33%

Oak Creek Population by Age

Oak Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oak Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family36.3%63.7%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male51.9%48.1%
All60.8%39.2%
Married81.5%18.5%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oak Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7142.4560.8
Married7,4823.181.5
Non Family5,1881.2536.3
Female1,5063.0545.1
Male5383.1451.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Oak Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7192.77%
9th to 12th Grade6642.56%
High School Graduate7,69629.68%
Some College5,32320.53%
Associates Degree2,71310.46%
Bachelors Degree5,88922.71%
Graduate Degree2,92511.28%
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Oak Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oak Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,96720,1317,093
Hispanic1,7801,641414
Asian1,7231,432743
Black840837373
2+ Races496477168
Other Race308242132
Native American200105
Islander1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 44.40%.

Oak Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,618$56,880$43,604
Less Than 9th Grade$23,333$30,234$21,875
High School Graduate$37,632$40,979$33,359
Some College$46,250$56,013$40,284
Bachelors Degree$61,361$69,632$49,252
Graduate Degree$76,115$93,721$69,833

$50,618

Average Earnings

$56,880

Average Male

$43,604

Average Female

Oak Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oak Creek Language by Age

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Oak Creek Language

83.64% of Oak Creek residents speak only English, while 16.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.48% of the population.

Oak Creek Language

Oak Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,0311,3684.88%
Hispanic2,9652578.67%
Black1,33920915.61%
Asian2,660732.74%
Multiple1,118464.11%

5.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.02%

Male Poverty Rate

5.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Creek is Black, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Creek is Asian, with 2.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.25%.

Oak Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.89%
Less Than 9th Grade10.56%
Some College6.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%

Oak Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Male Unemployed17.93%
Female Employed2.94%
Male Employed1.32%

Oak Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oak Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,840$93,379
Families$93,414$113,791
Married Families$106,226-
Non Families$45,785$52,324
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Income by Household Type

Oak Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Creek Married by Age and Sex

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Oak Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oak Creek Marital Status by Race

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Oak Creek Marital Status

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2,046

Number of Veterans

1,892

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam636
Second Gulf War406
First Gulf War334
Korea162
World War II125

Oak Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+621
65 to 74476
35 to 54371
55 to 64326
18 to 34252

Oak Creek Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9808.16%
Hispanic1235.72%
2+ Races467.92%
Black141.55%
Asian60.32%

Oak Creek Veterans by Race

Oak Creek Veterans by Education

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11.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Creek Veterans by Education

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69.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Creek Employment by Age

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Oak Creek Employment by Race

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Oak Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.32%

Born in Oak Creek

90.02%

Native Born

9.98%

Foreign Born

5.06%

Non Citizen

4.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.02% of Oak Creek residents were born in the United States, with 71.32% having been born in Wisconsin. 5.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oak Creek Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,163-81-0.22%
202036,244-81-0.22%
201936,325-81-0.22%
201836,4061250.34%
201736,2812630.73%
201636,0187202.04%
201535,2981550.44%
201435,143980.28%
201335,0451780.51%
201234,8672060.59%
201134,6611710.50%
201034,4906,0341.94%
200028,4568,9433.84%
199019,5132,5811.43%
198016,9323,0041.97%
197013,9284,5564.04%
19609,3720.00%

Oak Creek Population by Year