Latest Data (2016)
Population 47,945
Nationwide Rank 796

Quick Facts

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is the 796th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is a city.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is currently 2.8% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
786 Smyrna, Tennessee 48,596 74.8%
787 Covina, California 48,549 3.4%
788 Portage, Michigan 48,508 7.9%
789 Cedar Hill, Texas 48,343 47.5%
790 Ceres, California 48,278 38.5%
791 Texas City, Texas 48,262 15.5%
792 Twin Falls, Idaho 48,260 38.0%
793 Roswell, New Mexico 48,184 6.6%
794 Huntington, West Virginia 48,113 -7.0%
795 Madison, Alabama 47,959 60.9%
796 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 47,945 1.7%
797 Lawrence, Indiana 47,866 22.4%
798 Kannapolis, North Carolina 47,839 27.9%
799 Alexandria, Louisiana 47,832 2.8%
800 St. Cloud, Florida 47,809 117.6%
801 Wylie, Texas 47,701 205.3%
802 Palm Springs, California 47,689 10.9%
803 Lacey, Washington 47,688 50.5%
804 Chesterfield, Missouri 47,659 1.7%
805 Roseville, Michigan 47,602 -0.9%
806 San Luis Obispo, California 47,536 7.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Wisconsin

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
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%
1056 Franklin 36,131 21.7%
1062 Oak Creek 35,881 25.6%
1158 Manitowoc 32,936 -3.6%
1162 Sun Prairie 32,820 58.1%
1191 West Bend 31,702 11.8%
1293 Fitchburg 28,875 40.0%
1408 Superior 26,475 -3.3%
1411 Stevens Point 26,423 5.0%
1414 Mount Pleasant 26,360 14.0%
1436 Neenah 25,914 5.5%
1499 Caledonia 24,910 5.1%
1501 De Pere 24,893 20.3%
1502 Muskego 24,882 16.2%
1552 Mequon 24,086 6.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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