Statewide Claims to Fame

Wauwatosa is 4th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Female residents

Wauwatosa is 9th in Wisconsin out of 131 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Wauwatosa is 9th in Wisconsin out of 132 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Wauwatosa is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Wauwatosa is 11th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales

Wauwatosa is 11th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Wauwatosa is 14th in Wisconsin out of 140 other cities in Current population (2012)

Wauwatosa is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Households

Wauwatosa is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Housing units

Wauwatosa is 15th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 47,068 14th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.2 45th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,502.9 11th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 83rd 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.9% 105th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.6% 38th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.7% 23rd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.7% 9th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 89.6% 110th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.5% 16th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 107th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.8% 42nd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 16th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 25th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.1% 67th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 87.5% 105th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 53.4% 4th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.3% 55th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 21,520 14th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 37.0% 33rd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 19,791 14th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 66.4% 59th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $229,300 30th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 92nd 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $36,775 15th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $67,133 32nd $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.2% 111th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wauwatosa Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,678 9th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,018,722 11th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $22,621 34th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $133,272 9th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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