Living in Waukesha, WI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Waukesha SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Waukesha, WI Crime Report

842
Total Crimes
1,158.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-54.89%
Below National Average

Waukesha, WI Cost Of Living

97
Waukesha's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Waukesha, Wisconsin Info Snack

Waukesha (/wk/) is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Its population was 70,718 at the 2010 census. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha.
Population
72,382
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$199,400
Median Income
$62,016
Median Rent
$908

Waukesha, WI Photos

Rankings for Waukesha in Wisconsin

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Map Of Waukesha, WI

Population over time in Waukesha

Year Population % Change
2017 72,382 0.3%
2016 72,173 0.2%
2015 72,016 1.0%
2014 71,324 0.3%
2013 71,083 0.4%
2012 70,775 0.3%
2011 70,593 0.3%
2010 70,348 0.6%
2009 69,946 -
Crime/100k Waukesha WI USA
Violent Crime 126.6 295.4 368.9
Murder 2.8 3.0 5.0
Robbery 17.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 55.0 193.7 246.8
Property Crime 1032.0 1559.9 2199.5
Burglary 114.2 242.5 376.0
Larceny 850.4 1168.9 1594.6
Car Theft 67.4 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Waukesha

White
78.6% (56,883)
African American
3.5% (2,569)
American Indian
0.2% (171)
Asian
3.5% (2,517)
Hawaiian
0.1% (66)
Other
0.1% (55)
Two Or More
1.8% (1,267)
Hispanic
12.2% (8,854)
Race Waukesha WI USA
White 78.6% 81.5% 61.1%
African American 3.5% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.2% 6.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Waukesha, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
4.3% (310,855)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (302,985)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (679,749)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (607,937)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (899,118)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.2% (1,462,297)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (1,026,264)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.2% (1,247,600)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (450,788)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (250,602)
Income Waukesha WI USA
Less than $10,000 4.3% 5.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.2% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 13.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.2% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Waukesha

Female
51.4% (37,177)
Male
48.6% (35,204)
Gender Waukesha WI USA
Female 51.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waukesha for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,171)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,895)
High School / GED
24.0% (17,371)
Some College
21.0% (15,200)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (7,238)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (18,095)
Master's Degree
10.0% (7,238)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,447)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (723)
Education Waukesha WI USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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