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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Waukesha is 71,256. Waukesha, Wisconsin is the 521st largest city in the US.
Waukesha is located entirely in Waukesha County.
The peak population of Waukesha was in 2020, when its population was 71,365. In 2020, Waukesha was the 517th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 521st largest city in the US. Waukesha is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Waukesha has grown 8.4% since the 2000. Waukesha, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Waukesha has a population density of 2,850.6 people per square mile.
|515||St. Joseph, Missouri||71,602||-3.3%|
|516||Lake Elsinore, California||71,563||144.4%|
|519||Johnson City, Tennessee||71,278||27.2%|
The total voting age population of Waukesha, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 54,419. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Waukesha are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Waukesha are 88.8% White, 3.5% Black, 2.9% Asian, 2.4% Two or more races, 2.1% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 12.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Waukesha, 10.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.0%. On a per-household basis, 7.5% of families are below the poverty line in Waukesha.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.7% of Waukesha residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Waukesha residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 38.1% have a bachelor's degree and 12.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Waukesha residents aged 5 and older, 11.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Waukesha is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Waukesha, 9.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Waukesha is $65,260.
In Waukesha, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Waukesha.
Of all the housing units in Waukesha, 13.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Waukesha, 14.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Waukesha is $944.
In Waukesha, 86.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.