Latest Data (2018)
Population 48,376
Nationwide Rank 803

Quick Facts

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is the 803rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is a city.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is currently 2.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
793 Lawrence, Indiana 49,046 25.4%
794 St. Louis Park, Minnesota 49,039 11.0%
795 Cypress, California 48,958 5.0%
796 San Jacinto, California 48,867 104.4%
797 Middletown, Ohio 48,861 -5.3%
798 Ceres, California 48,769 39.9%
799 La Mirada, California 48,683 3.7%
800 Dublin, Ohio 48,647 53.6%
801 Bozeman, Montana 48,532 72.8%
802 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,463 47.9%
803 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 48,376 2.7%
804 Palm Springs, California 48,375 12.5%
805 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 48,325 2.7%
806 Saginaw, Michigan 48,323 -21.5%
807 Draper, Utah 48,319 89.3%
808 West Lafayette, Indiana 48,308 68.3%
809 Newark, California 48,198 12.9%
810 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,180 -5.0%
811 Niagara Falls, New York 48,144 -13.2%
812 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,117 19.9%
813 Littleton, Colorado 48,007 18.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
449 Racine 77,432 -5.4%
479 Appleton 74,526 5.8%
496 Waukesha 72,549 10.4%
524 Eau Claire 68,866 10.8%
551 Oshkosh 66,729 5.2%
581 Janesville 64,565 6.8%
636 West Allis 59,492 -2.6%
754 La Crosse 51,567 -0.7%
803 Wauwatosa 48,376 2.7%
810 Sheboygan 48,180 -5.0%
894 Fond du Lac 42,959 1.6%
979 New Berlin 39,733 3.3%
1003 Brookfield 38,770 0.0%
1006 Wausau 38,580 -0.1%
1029 Menomonee Falls 37,671 15.1%
1034 Greenfield 37,358 5.4%
1046 Beloit 37,018 3.3%
1065 Oak Creek 36,470 27.6%
1083 Franklin 35,872 20.8%
1136 Sun Prairie 33,974 63.6%
1180 Manitowoc 32,627 -4.5%
1217 West Bend 31,590 11.4%
1268 Fitchburg 30,170 46.3%
1403 Mount Pleasant 27,014 16.9%
1447 Stevens Point 26,161 3.9%
1450 Superior 26,101 -4.7%
1454 Neenah 26,062 6.1%
1506 Muskego 25,103 17.2%
1508 Caledonia 25,074 5.8%
1510 De Pere 25,020 20.9%
1562 Mequon 24,385 7.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 48,376 803
2017 48,277 802
2016 47,945 796
2015 47,614 800
2014 47,102 798
2013 47,134 795
2012 47,068 788
2011 46,514 791
2010 46,396 777
2009 45,377 779
2008 44,930 777
2007 45,035 770
2006 45,357 758
2005 45,642 749
2004 46,351 726
2003 46,839 706
2002 47,079 691
2001 47,226 680
2000 47,102 669
1990 49,341 536