Oak Creek, Wisconsin Population 2020

37,006

Oak Creek is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 37,006, it is the 22nd largest city in Wisconsin and the 1066th largest city in the United States. Oak Creek is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 7.42% 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 1,301 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oak Creek is $89,594 with a poverty rate of 5.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,046 per month, and the median house value is $221,700. The median age in Oak Creek is 38.7 years, 38.6 years for males, and 38.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Oak Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 85.40%
  • Asian: 6.50%
  • Black or African American: 3.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Oak Creek, Wisconsin is 37,006, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,470.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,451.

Oak Creek, Wisconsin Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,60985.40%
Asian2,3306.50%
Black or African American1,3303.71%
Two or More Races8252.30%
Some Other Race3751.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native3550.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.05%

Oak Creek Population Pyramid 2020

Oak Creek Median Age

38.7


Total

38.6


Male

38.8


Female

Oak Creek Adults

There are 27,710 adults, (4,527 of whom are seniors) in Oak Creek.

Oak Creek Age Dependency

54.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Oak Creek Sex Ratio

Female

18,104

50.51%

Male

17,739

49.49%

Oak Creek Households and Families

Oak Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oak Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All59.8%40.2%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female43.8%56.2%
Non Family35.3%64.7%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4662.4759.8
Married7,3953.1379.6
Non Family4,8311.2735.3
Female1,6402.8343.8
Male6003.155.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oak Creek Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4671.84%
9th to 12th Grade7893.11%
High School Graduate7,62530.03%
Some College5,45021.46%
Associates Degree2,65410.45%
Bachelors Degree5,65122.25%
Graduate Degree2,75910.86%

Oak Creek Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,90920,1036,838
Hispanic1,7011,567430
Asian1,4951,336723
Black757711267
Multiple Races407386140
Other Race267200135
Native American22213211
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 other race people with a rate of 50.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,052$56,963$41,736
Less Than High School$30,039$34,688$15,625
High School Grad$38,827$43,606$32,468
Some College$42,266$52,938$35,419
Bachelors Degree$60,423$68,633$47,369
Graduate Degree$73,367$90,152$67,010

$49,052

Average Earnings

$56,963

Average Male

$41,736

Average Female

Oak Creek Language

Oak Creek Language by Age

Oak Creek Language

84.67% of Oak Creek residents speak only English, while 15.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.32% of the population.

Oak Creek Poverty

Oak Creek Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,3581,4905.25%
Hispanic2,8892137.37%
Black1,27915211.88%
Asian2,330813.48%
Multiple825354.24%
Other35761.68%

5.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.75%

Male Poverty Rate

6.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oak Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oak Creek is Black, with 11.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oak Creek is Other, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.24%
High School10.01%
Some College5.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.83%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.56%
Male Unemployed13.52%
Female Employed2.51%
Male Employed1.33%

Oak Creek Income

Oak Creek Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,705$89,594
Families$89,530$106,260
Married Families$101,204-
Non Families$46,971$53,975

Oak Creek Marital Status

Oak Creek Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oak Creek Married by Age and Sex

Oak Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oak Creek Marital Status by Race

Oak Creek Veterans

2,065

Number of Veterans

1,898

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam662
Second Gulf War367
First Gulf War355
Korea140
World War II102
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9808.19%
Hispanic874.38%
Black607.10%
2 or More163.28%
Asian90.57%

$Oak Creek Veterans by Education

9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oak Creek Employment Status

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Oak Creek Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.27%

Born in Wisconsin

91.33%

Native Born

8.67%

Foreign Born

4.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.33% of Oak Creek residents were born in the United States, with 73.27% having been born in Wisconsin. 4.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,0062680.73%
201936,7382680.73%
201836,4701650.45%
201736,3052680.74%
201636,0377282.06%
201535,3091590.45%
201435,1501000.29%
201335,0501820.52%
201234,8682100.61%
201134,6581650.48%
201034,4936,0371.94%
200028,4568,9433.84%
199019,5132,5811.43%
198016,9323,0041.97%
197013,9284,5564.04%
19609,3720.00%