Statewide Claims to Fame

Whitewater is 1st in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Whitewater is 5th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Whitewater is 15th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 14,505 55th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.8 64th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,643.4 70th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 3.6% 142nd 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 11.9% 142nd 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.4% 139th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.0% 105th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 31.0% 55th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 88.0% 116th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.5% 21st 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 108th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.9% 57th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 21st 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 47th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 15th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.5% 120th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 49.3% 128th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.7% 30th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 5,113 72nd 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 52.7% 5th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 5,159 65th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 40.9% 143rd 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $171,100 65th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.2 120th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $18,030 140th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $28,874 143rd $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 32.7% 1st 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Whitewater Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 703 102nd 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $115,804 97th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,406 111th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,786 62nd $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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