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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Whitewater is 14,351. Whitewater, Wisconsin is the 2,421st largest city in the US.
Parts of Whitewater are located within Jefferson County and Walworth County.
The peak population of Whitewater was in 2010, when its population was 14,390. In 2010, Whitewater was the 2,255th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,421st largest city in the US. Whitewater is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Whitewater has grown 6.5% since the 2000. Whitewater, Wisconsin's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Whitewater has a population density of 1,643.4 people per square mile.
The total voting age population of Whitewater, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,909. The voting age population is 51.5% male and 48.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.5% of the residents of Whitewater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Whitewater are 86.7% White, 4.6% Black, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.2% Other, 2.0% Asian, 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 12.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Whitewater, 37.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.3%. On a per-household basis, 14.5% of families are below the poverty line in Whitewater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.5% of Whitewater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Whitewater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 33.6% have a bachelor's degree and 15.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Whitewater residents aged 5 and older, 10.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Whitewater is 6.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Whitewater, 17.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Whitewater is $36,176.
In Whitewater, 31.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 68.8% of housing units in Whitewater.
Of all the housing units in Whitewater, 16.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Whitewater, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 970 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Whitewater is $774.
In Whitewater, 76.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.