|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wauwatosa is 47,752. Wauwatosa, Wisconsin is the 835th largest city in the US.
Wauwatosa is located entirely in Milwaukee County.
The peak population of Wauwatosa was in 1990, when its population was 49,341. In 1990, Wauwatosa was the 536th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 835th largest city in the US. Wauwatosa is currently 3.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wauwatosa has grown 1.3% since the 2000. Wauwatosa, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wauwatosa has a population density of 3,502.9 people per square mile.
|892||Fond du Lac||44,595||5.5%|
|830||Fort Pierce, Florida||47,927||18.9%|
|831||Oro Valley, Arizona||47,879||46.1%|
|833||Minot, North Dakota||47,789||30.6%|
|836||Wilson, North Carolina||47,731||5.9%|
|839||Binghamton, New York||47,566||0.5%|
|840||San Luis Obispo, California||47,545||7.1%|
The total voting age population of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 36,430. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.0% of the residents of Wauwatosa are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wauwatosa are 86.2% White, 5.3% Black, 4.1% Asian, 3.3% Two or more races, 0.6% Other and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wauwatosa, 6.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.8% of families are below the poverty line in Wauwatosa.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.7% of Wauwatosa residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.1% of Wauwatosa residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 58.6% have a bachelor's degree and 24.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wauwatosa residents aged 5 and older, 6.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wauwatosa is 2.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wauwatosa, 11.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wauwatosa is $82,392.
In Wauwatosa, 63.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.5% of housing units in Wauwatosa.
Of all the housing units in Wauwatosa, 31.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Wauwatosa, 6.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wauwatosa is $1,116.
In Wauwatosa, 86.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.