|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Allis is 59,484. West Allis, Wisconsin is the 653rd largest city in the US.
West Allis is located entirely in Milwaukee County.
The peak population of West Allis was in 1990, when its population was 63,205. In 1990, West Allis was the 379th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 653rd largest city in the US. West Allis is currently 5.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
West Allis has shrunk 2.6% since the year 2000. West Allis, Wisconsin's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
West Allis has a population density of 5,306.2 people per square mile. West Allis has the 4th highest population density in Wisconsin.
|892||Fond du Lac||44,595||5.5%|
|650||Monterey Park, California||59,667||-0.8%|
|652||White Plains, New York||59,526||11.6%|
|653||West Allis, Wisconsin||59,484||-2.6%|
|654||Des Plaines, Illinois||59,459||4.1%|
|655||Palm Beach Gardens, Florida||59,449||63.7%|
|656||Blue Springs, Missouri||59,430||22.5%|
The total voting age population of West Allis, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 45,643. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of West Allis are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Allis are 82.1% White, 6.9% Black, 3.8% Two or more races, 3.6% Other, 2.7% Asian and 0.9% American Indian. Additionally, 13.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Allis, 11.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.1%. On a per-household basis, 7.8% of families are below the poverty line in West Allis.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.6% of West Allis residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.6% of West Allis residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.6% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Allis residents aged 5 and older, 11.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Allis is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Allis, 8.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Allis is $52,325.
In West Allis, 52.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.0% of housing units in West Allis.
Of all the housing units in West Allis, 29.2% of them were build before 1940.
In West Allis, 3.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Allis is $845.
In West Allis, 77.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.