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Pewaukee is a village in Waukesha County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area.

The community name derives from the Algonquian word for "swampy."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Pewaukee. For links to other places called Pewaukee, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Pewaukee is 43.080N. The longitude is -88.261W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,648.


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Median household income
Local
$53,874
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pewaukee demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Dunn Brothers, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Fire & Ice Festival - Jan. 27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pewaukee web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Clark House Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Pewaukee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Waukesha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Milwaukee area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53072 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

42% of Pewaukee residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pewaukee ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pewaukee was $26,656, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of Pewaukee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pewaukee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $623.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,287.


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Libraries in Pewaukee include Pewaukee Public Library ... View libraries

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Waukesha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pewaukee political report.

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The average commute time for Pewaukee workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Pewaukee include Best Western Waukesha Grand.

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