Latest Data (2017)
Population 72,489
Nationwide Rank 489

Quick Facts

Waukesha, Wisconsin is the 489th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Waukesha, Wisconsin is a city.

Waukesha, Wisconsin is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Waukesha had its largest population ever.

Waukesha, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Waukesha, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
479 Rancho Cordova, California 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%
483 Albany, Georgia 73,179 -4.5%
484 Apple Valley, California 73,077 33.8%
485 Rock Hill, South Carolina 73,068 43.9%
486 Pasco, Washington 73,013 114.4%
487 Bismarck, North Dakota 72,865 30.5%
488 New Britain, Connecticut 72,710 1.6%
489 Waukesha, Wisconsin 72,489 10.3%
490 Jacksonville, North Carolina 72,447 10.1%
491 Lafayette, Indiana 72,390 17.8%
492 Decatur, Illinois 72,174 -11.8%
493 Pittsburg, California 72,141 26.1%
494 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 72,001 -1.4%
495 Flagstaff, Arizona 71,975 35.5%
496 Lauderhill, Florida 71,970 7.5%
497 Gulfport, Mississippi 71,822 0.5%
498 Redlands, California 71,554 11.8%
499 Frederick, Maryland 71,408 34.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
290 Green Bay 105,116 2.2%
309 Kenosha 99,877 9.5%
448 Racine 77,542 -5.2%
472 Appleton 74,653 6.0%
489 Waukesha 72,489 10.3%
523 Eau Claire 68,587 10.3%
545 Oshkosh 66,665 5.1%
573 Janesville 64,359 6.5%
626 West Allis 59,934 -1.8%
742 La Crosse 51,834 -0.2%
801 Sheboygan 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa 48,277 2.4%
891 Fond du Lac 42,809 1.3%
964 New Berlin 39,740 3.4%
996 Wausau 38,739 0.3%
1013 Brookfield 38,045 -1.8%
1031 Menomonee Falls 37,443 14.4%
1044 Greenfield 36,827 3.9%
1048 Beloit 36,773 2.6%
1059 Oak Creek 36,354 27.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 72,489 489
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