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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 28,456 people, 11,239 households, and 7,530 families residing in the city. The population density is 383.9/km² (994.4/mi²). There are 11,897 housing units at an average density of 160.5/km² (415.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.96% White, 1.82% African American, 0.59% Native American, 2.39% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.70% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. 4.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 11,239 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% are non-families. 25.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.10.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 35.4% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $53,779, and the median income for a family is $63,381. Males have a median income of $43,935 versus $31,443 for females. The per capita income for the city is $23,586. 3.1% of the population and 1.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.2% of those under the age of 18 and 6.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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