Delafield

Much of the community's charm is found in the beautiful architectural styles represented here, European cottage style, English Tudor, Colonial, and contemporary.

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Overview for Delafield, WI

7,172 people live in Delafield, where the median age is 47.4 and the average individual income is $63,681. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,172

Total Population

47.4 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$63,681

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Delafield, WI

Delafield has 3,210 households, with an average household size of 2.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Delafield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,172 people call Delafield home. The population density is 762.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,172

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.4

Median Age

46.68 / 53.32%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,210

Total Households

2.18

Average Household Size

$63,681

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Delafield, WI

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Delafield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Divine Redeemer Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Joan Of Arc Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Around Delafield, WI

There's plenty to do around Delafield, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
28
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Green Door Cafe, Creole Cafe Hartland, and A Little Slice of Heaven.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.93 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.93 miles 25 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.92 miles 20 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.69 miles 96 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.86 miles 11 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Welcome to Delafield

A charming historic town set amidst beautiful lakes and forests

Delafield is a beautiful and historic town located 30 minutes west of Milwaukee. Delafield is a sparsely populated and affluent suburban community of large single-family homes, lakefront estates, and luxury condominiums. Much of the community's charm is found in the beautiful architectural styles represented here, European cottage style, English Tudor, Colonial, and contemporary. With Nagawicka Lake in the center of Delafield, Pewaukee Lake to the east, and Nemahbin Lake to the west, residents of the area are surrounded by picturesque water views and endless recreational activities.

The residents of Delafield are affluent, family-oriented, and have a strong sense of civic pride. They are avid supporters of the excellent schools in the community and enjoy gathering for local events. Many young professionals and families call Delafield home. Living in lake country caters to a lifestyle of recreational boating, watersports, swimming, kayaking, sailing, and fishing. The lakes and parks are winter destinations for ice fishing, snowmobiling, ice skating, and sledding. The area also has an active and vibrant art culture, hosting popular events like the Lake Country Art Festival. Several other events are held in Delafield, including the Waukesha Blues Festival,  Delafield Farmers Market, and the Delafield Lions Classic Car Show. SummerStage Outdoor Theatre hosts live performances with the lovely backdrop of Kettle Moraine State Forest. The forest also has miles of trails for nature walks, hiking, and birdwatching.

What to Love

  • Luxurious lakefront lifestyle
  • Beautiful lakes and forests
  • Excellent schools
  • Family-oriented neighborhoods

Local Lifestyle

Delafield is a beautiful, all-American lakefront town. The residents tend to be affluent, family-oriented, and welcoming. Most of the residents are young professionals and families that enjoy living amidst the area's natural splendor. They engage in year-round outdoor activities and adventures, including fishing, boating, hiking, and biking. Delafield offers a high quality of life, excellent schools, and events that foster a sense of community pride and togetherness.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Delafield has a quaint and historic downtown business district with many wonderful cafes, restaurants, and bars. Fishbones Cajun and Creole Restaurant is a lakefront eatery offering authentic Cajun cuisine and picturesque views of Nagawicka Lake. For an upscale dining experience with farm-to-table American fare, check out I.D. The Belfrē Kitchen is a chic spot offering fresh American favorites. The restaurant also hosts the Night Market, an event that features food, drinks, and live music during the summer.

Like the community itself, the entertainment in Delafield is cozy and community-centric. The Marcus Hillside Cinema is the go-to place for newly released feature films. Revere's Wells Street Tavern is a popular local dive bar with an earthy and rustic vibe in historic downtown Delafield. The SummerStage of Delafield hosts live plays and music events throughout the summer.

Delafield takes great pride in its support of local small businesses, and the historic downtown area is where you'll find many unique, locally curated boutiques. Stroll along the beautiful streets of downtown and enjoy wonderful shops, like the Lake Country Boutique, Bliss Boutique, Element Style Boutique, and Delafield Main Street Boutique.

Things to Do

Delafield is a lakefront town that provides year-round activities and entertainment for everyone. From community events and festivals to beautiful lakes, forests, and parks, residents don't need to travel far for recreation.

Hikers, bikers, and nature lovers of all ages can find miles of trails and beautiful green spaces along the Ice Age Trail Delafield Segment and Lake Country Trail, and in beautiful parks, including Kettle Moraine State Forest, Naga-Waukee Park, and Cushing Memorial Park. Boating, swimming, fishing, paddle boarding, canoeing, and a host of other watersports can be enjoyed at Nagawicka Lake, Upper Nashotah Lake, or any of the over 30 other lakes close to Delafield.

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