Latest Data (2016)
Population 72,363
Nationwide Rank 487

Quick Facts

Waukesha, Wisconsin is the 487th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Waukesha, Wisconsin is a city.

Waukesha, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Waukesha had its largest population ever.

Waukesha, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waukesha, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
477 Flower Mound, Texas 73,547 42.0%
478 Rochester Hills, Michigan 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield, Michigan 73,100 -6.6%
480 Rock Hill, South Carolina 72,937 43.6%
481 Turlock, California 72,796 27.8%
482 Decatur, Illinois 72,706 -11.2%
483 New Britain, Connecticut 72,558 1.3%
484 Apple Valley, California 72,553 32.8%
485 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,417 29.7%
486 Missoula, Montana 72,364 25.3%
487 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,363 10.1%
488 Rancho Cordova, California 72,326 34.6%
489 Gulfport, Mississippi 72,076 0.8%
490 Lafayette, Indiana 71,782 16.8%
491 Lauderhill, Florida 71,626 7.0%
492 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,459 34.5%
493 Wilmington, Delaware 71,442 -1.7%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 71,427 -2.2%
495 Canton, Ohio 71,323 -11.8%
496 Redlands, California 71,288 11.4%
497 Lynwood, California 71,187 1.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
286 Green Bay 105,139 2.2%
305 Kenosha 99,631 9.2%
435 Racine 77,571 -5.2%
472 Appleton 74,370 5.6%
487 Waukesha 72,363 10.1%
517 Eau Claire 68,339 9.9%
541 Oshkosh 66,579 5.0%
568 Janesville 64,159 6.1%
616 West Allis 60,087 -1.6%
733 La Crosse 52,109 0.3%
783 Sheboygan 48,686 -4.0%
796 Wauwatosa 47,945 1.7%
876 Fond du Lac 42,951 1.6%
953 New Berlin 39,803 3.5%
980 Wausau 38,872 0.6%
1005 Brookfield 38,016 -1.9%
1034 Greenfield 36,858 4.0%
1035 Menomonee Falls 36,769 12.4%
1036 Beloit 36,757 2.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 72,363 487
2015 71,970 482
2014 71,489 482
2013 71,016 475
2012 70,920 467
2011 70,700 463
2010 70,718 458
2009 68,376 470
2008 67,657 468
2007 67,512 464
2006 67,249 461
2005 67,255 453
2004 66,907 446
2003 67,010 442
2002 66,461 442
2001 65,856 440
2000 65,701 435
1990 57,450 428