Statewide Claims to Fame

West Allis is 4th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

West Allis is 5th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales

West Allis is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Households

West Allis is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Housing units

West Allis is 11th in Wisconsin out of 140 other cities in Current population (2012)

West Allis is 12th in Wisconsin out of 132 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

West Allis is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

West Allis is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

West Allis is 13th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

West Allis is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 60,732 11th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 11.4 53rd 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 5,306.2 4th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 71st 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.5% 124th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.6% 63rd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.5% 98th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.2% 111th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 86.7% 125th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.6% 18th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 13th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.0% 55th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 114th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.9% 12th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.6% 14th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.0% 126th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.0% 87th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.8% 41st 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 29,353 8th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 44.2% 12th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 27,325 8th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.5% 119th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $159,300 78th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 124th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $24,715 91st $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $44,200 106th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.6% 43rd 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
West Allis Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,131 12th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,386,544 5th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,359 33rd $12,904 $12,990

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