Latest Data (2017)
Population 48,277
Nationwide Rank 802

Quick Facts

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is the 802nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is a city.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
792 Rancho Santa Margarita, California 48,793 3.7%
793 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,710 48.6%
794 Lawrence, Indiana 48,704 24.5%
795 Ceres, California 48,697 39.7%
796 Saginaw, Michigan 48,677 -20.9%
797 Texas City, Texas 48,558 16.2%
798 Covina, California 48,462 3.2%
799 Niagara Falls, New York 48,460 -12.7%
800 Monroe, Louisiana 48,371 -8.7%
801 Sheboygan, Wisconsin 48,329 -4.7%
802 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 48,277 2.4%
803 San Jacinto, California 48,254 101.9%
804 Palm Springs, California 48,142 12.0%
805 Charlottesville, Virginia 48,019 19.6%
806 Maricopa, Arizona 48,007 2646.3%
807 Charleston, West Virginia 47,929 -10.1%
808 Minot, North Dakota 47,822 30.7%
809 Roswell, New Mexico 47,775 5.7%
810 Littleton, Colorado 47,734 18.0%
811 Draper, Utah 47,710 86.9%
812 Lincoln, California 47,674 305.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
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%
1066 Franklin 36,143 21.7%
1162 Sun Prairie 32,894 58.4%
1175 Manitowoc 32,697 -4.3%
1204 West Bend 31,596 11.4%
1285 Fitchburg 29,485 43.0%
1419 Mount Pleasant 26,525 14.8%
1431 Stevens Point 26,293 4.5%
1435 Superior 26,194 -4.3%
1443 Neenah 25,951 5.6%
1499 De Pere 25,034 21.0%
1502 Caledonia 25,002 5.5%
1503 Muskego 24,996 16.7%
1560 Mequon 24,159 6.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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