100 Biggest Cities In Wisconsin For 2021

Using the latest Census data, we detail the 100 biggest cities in Wisconsin. You can all see a comprehensive list of all 383 cities and places in Wisconsin.

We all love the biggest cities that the Badger State has to offer. You know the places like Milwaukee and Madison which make all the headlines.

But there are a bunch of other great large cities in Wisconsin that don't get as much love.

We're going to change that right now.

Using the most recent Census data, we can tell you about all the places in Wisconsin with a focus on the biggest. We update the data each year and this is our fourth time doing this.

You can click here to see a full table of the full of the 100 biggest cities in Wisconsin, along with every other place over 1,000 people big. It is sortable by clicking on the headers.

Read on below to see more on the biggest cities. Or for more reading on places to live in Wisconsin, check out:

The 10 Biggest Cities In Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI
Overall SnackAbility
4
/10

Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Population: 594,548
Population 2010: 589,697
Growth: 0.8%
More on Milwaukee: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Madison, WI
Overall SnackAbility
8.5
/10

Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Population: 254,977
Population 2010: 229,236
Growth: 11.2%
More on Madison: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Green Bay, WI
Overall SnackAbility
7
/10

Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Population: 104,777
Population 2010: 103,960
Growth: 0.8%
More on Green Bay: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Kenosha, WI
Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility
7
/10

Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Population: 99,688
Population 2010: 98,297
Growth: 1.4%
More on Kenosha: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Racine, WI
Overall SnackAbility
6
/10

Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Population: 77,081
Population 2010: 79,664
Growth: -3.2%
More on Racine: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Appleton, WI
Overall SnackAbility
8.5
/10

Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Population: 74,139
Population 2010: 72,620
Growth: 2.1%
More on Appleton: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Waukesha, WI
Overall SnackAbility
9
/10

Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Population: 72,412
Population 2010: 69,946
Growth: 3.5%
More on Waukesha: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Eau Claire, WI
Source: Public domain
Overall SnackAbility
8
/10

Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Population: 68,187
Population 2010: 65,133
Growth: 4.7%
More on Eau Claire: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Oshkosh, WI
Overall SnackAbility
8
/10

Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Population: 66,773
Population 2010: 65,507
Growth: 1.9%
More on Oshkosh: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

Janesville, WI
Overall SnackAbility
8
/10

Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Population: 64,245
Population 2010: 63,441
Growth: 1.3%
More on Janesville: Crime ReportHomes For Sale | Data

How We Determined The Largest Cities In Wisconsin

We've been ranking and dissecting cities in the Badger State for over 4 years now -- making this actually the fourth time we've run the numbers. We always use the best data, the US Census. In this case, that means we are using the 2013-2017 American Community Survey.

It what is probably the most simple analysis we run each year, we ranked every place in Wisconsin from biggest to smallest. The biggest city this year? That would be Milwaukee.

The smallest? Dresser, although there are places smaller than 1,000 people not listed here, so keep that in mind as we take a look at the top ten.

Now on to numbers 11-100 Biggest in Wisconsin

We hope that you find the big city, or really any city, that's right for you. Below is a list of the rest of the biggest cities along with every other place in Wisconsin.

Have fun snacking around in the Badger State!

For more reading on Wisconsin, check out:

Detailed List Of The Biggest Cities In Wisconsin

Rank City Current Population 2010 Growth
1 Milwaukee 594,548 589,697 0.8%
2 Madison 254,977 229,236 11.2%
3 Green Bay 104,777 103,960 0.8%
4 Kenosha 99,688 98,297 1.4%
5 Racine 77,081 79,664 -3.2%
6 Appleton 74,139 72,620 2.1%
7 Waukesha 72,412 69,946 3.5%
8 Eau Claire 68,187 65,133 4.7%
9 Oshkosh 66,773 65,507 1.9%
10 Janesville 64,245 63,441 1.3%
11 West Allis 60,025 60,009 0.0%
12 La Crosse 51,666 51,232 0.8%
13 Sheboygan 48,327 49,734 -2.8%
14 Wauwatosa 47,971 46,179 3.9%
15 Fond Du Lac 42,909 42,898 0.0%
16 New Berlin 39,718 39,519 0.5%
17 Wausau 38,735 39,040 -0.8%
18 Brookfield 38,358 38,198 0.4%
19 Menomonee Falls 37,160 35,221 5.5%
20 Greenfield 37,099 36,214 2.4%
21 Beloit 36,836 37,020 -0.5%
22 Oak Creek 36,066 33,069 9.1%
23 Franklin 36,064 34,058 5.9%
24 Sun Prairie 33,321 27,808 19.8%
25 Manitowoc 32,702 33,793 -3.2%
26 West Bend 31,596 30,764 2.7%
27 Fitchburg 29,450 24,466 20.4%
28 Mount Pleasant 26,928 25,702 4.8%
29 Stevens Point 26,229 26,482 -1.0%
30 Superior 26,223 27,193 -3.6%
31 Neenah 25,967 25,328 2.5%
32 Caledonia 25,120 24,540 2.4%
33 Muskego 24,946 23,726 5.1%
34 De Pere 24,903 23,225 7.2%
35 Mequon 24,144 23,097 4.5%
36 Watertown 23,633 23,600 0.1%
37 South Milwaukee 20,957 20,971 -0.1%
38 Pleasant Prairie 20,832 19,124 8.9%
39 Germa 20,166 19,609 2.8%
40 Howard 19,658 16,735 17.5%
41 Middleton 19,487 17,164 13.5%
42 Onalaska 18,662 17,137 8.9%
43 Cudahy 18,271 18,127 0.8%
44 Marshfield 18,222 18,722 -2.7%
45 Menasha 18,114 17,033 6.3%
46 Wisconsin Rapids 17,770 18,333 -3.1%
47 Ashwaubenon 17,149 17,108 0.2%
48 Oconomowoc 16,698 15,265 9.4%
49 Menomonie 16,408 16,061 2.2%
50 Beaver Dam 16,345 16,133 1.3%
51 Kaukauna 16,070 15,075 6.6%
52 Bellevue 15,701 14,053 11.7%
53 River Falls 15,638 14,696 6.4%
54 Weston 15,110 14,381 5.1%
55 Hartford 14,977 13,747 8.9%
56 Whitewater 14,722 14,290 3.0%
57 Pewaukee 14,431 12,963 11.3%
58 Greendale 14,176 13,980 1.4%
59 Chippewa Falls 14,101 13,640 3.4%
60 Whitefish Bay 13,972 13,988 -0.1%
61 Allouez 13,882 14,246 -2.6%
62 Hudson 13,795 12,333 11.9%
63 Waunakee 13,730 11,557 18.8%
64 Shorewood 13,290 13,144 1.1%
65 Stoughton 13,097 12,599 4.0%
66 Verona 13,004 10,033 29.6%
67 Glendale 12,943 12,791 1.2%
68 Plover 12,803 11,830 8.2%
69 Suamico 12,701 10,867 16.9%
70 Fort Atkinson 12,443 12,303 1.1%
71 Platteville 12,264 10,951 12.0%
72 Baraboo 12,138 11,861 2.3%
73 Brown Deer 11,965 11,867 0.8%
74 Port Washington 11,761 11,146 5.5%
75 Richfield 11,690 11,225 4.1%
76 Grafton 11,646 11,338 2.7%
77 Cedarburg 11,527 11,382 1.3%
78 Little Chute 11,484 10,493 9.4%
79 Waupun 11,276 11,380 -0.9%
80 Two Rivers 11,154 11,873 -6.1%
81 Burlington 10,847 10,398 4.3%
82 Sussex 10,833 10,262 5.6%
83 Monroe 10,625 10,866 -2.2%
84 Marinette 10,608 11,095 -4.4%
85 Portage 10,406 10,254 1.5%
86 Oregon 10,353 8,942 15.8%
87 Deforest 10,179 8,669 17.4%
88 Elkhorn 9,925 9,693 2.4%
89 Holmen 9,854 8,455 16.5%
90 Sparta 9,717 9,392 3.5%
91 St. Francis 9,549 9,167 4.2%
92 Reedsburg 9,508 8,982 5.9%
93 Tomah 9,383 8,975 4.5%
94 Hartland 9,268 8,928 3.8%
95 Merrill 9,108 9,800 -7.1%
96 Hobart 9,053 5,993 51.1%
97 New Richmond 9,034 8,254 9.4%
98 Shawano 8,974 9,216 -2.6%
99 Sturgeon Bay 8,885 9,198 -3.4%
100 Mcfarland 8,650 7,574 14.2%
101 Plymouth 8,590 8,372 2.6%
102 Rice Lake 8,367 8,453 -1.0%
103 Delavan 8,303 8,542 -2.8%
104 Monona 8,122 7,598 6.9%
105 Mukwonago 8,035 7,090 13.3%
106 Jefferson 7,991 7,913 1.0%
107 Lake Geneva 7,894 7,685 2.7%
108 Sheboygan Falls 7,893 7,608 3.7%
109 Ashland 7,892 8,283 -4.7%
110 Kronenwetter 7,796 6,887 13.2%
111 Ripon 7,781 7,686 1.2%
112 Antigo 7,780 8,312 -6.4%
113 Hales Corners 7,646 7,647 0.0%
114 Altoona 7,625 6,685 14.1%
115 Rhinelander 7,570 7,894 -4.1%
116 Delafield 7,457 6,987 6.7%
117 Mount Horeb 7,449 6,807 9.4%
118 Jackson 7,081 6,474 9.4%
119 Cottage Grove 7,020 5,824 20.5%
120 New London 6,879 7,150 -3.8%
121 Kimberly 6,770 6,432 5.3%
122 Lake Hallie 6,667 6,135 8.7%
123 Fox Point 6,650 6,683 -0.5%
124 Sturtevant 6,606 6,654 -0.7%
125 Rib Mountain 6,163 5,629 9.5%
126 Elm Grove 6,153 6,001 2.5%
127 Twin Lakes 6,107 5,901 3.5%
128 Waupaca 5,952 6,012 -1.0%
129 Lake Mills 5,895 5,602 5.2%
130 Prairie Du Chien 5,635 5,966 -5.5%
131 Milton 5,573 5,515 1.1%
132 Edgerton 5,550 5,363 3.5%
133 Waterford 5,452 5,161 5.6%
134 Slinger 5,389 4,870 10.7%
135 Berlin 5,383 5,430 -0.9%
136 Wind Lake 5,364 5,169 3.8%
137 Evansville 5,312 4,875 9.0%
138 Rothschild 5,287 5,195 1.8%
139 Tichigan 5,179 5,032 2.9%
140 North Fond Du Lac 5,076 4,935 2.9%
141 Columbus 5,058 4,920 2.8%
142 Bristol 5,038 2,563 96.6%
143 Richland Center 5,019 5,239 -4.2%
144 West Salem 5,005 4,773 4.9%
145 Union Grove 4,963 4,859 2.1%
146 Summit 4,917 0 nan%
147 Mayville 4,895 5,127 -4.5%
148 Dodgeville 4,730 4,627 2.2%
149 Bloomfield 4,708 0 nan%
150 Bayside 4,558 4,284 6.4%
151 Okauchee Lake 4,551 4,599 -1.0%
152 Lake Wisconsin 4,505 3,925 14.8%
153 Oconto 4,482 4,600 -2.6%
154 Saukville 4,442 4,405 0.8%
155 Clintonville 4,384 4,618 -5.1%
156 Viroqua 4,377 4,356 0.5%
157 Mauston 4,368 4,417 -1.1%
158 Prairie Du Sac 4,347 3,846 13.0%
159 French Island 4,341 4,269 1.7%
160 East Troy 4,316 4,218 2.3%
161 Medford 4,292 4,351 -1.4%
162 Prescott 4,258 4,202 1.3%
163 Cross Plains 4,187 3,465 20.8%
164 Kewaskum 4,187 3,904 7.2%
165 West Milwaukee 4,146 4,150 -0.1%
166 Camp Lake 4,038 3,426 17.9%
167 Mosinee 4,033 4,010 0.6%
168 Baldwin 4,016 3,831 4.8%
169 Marshall 3,966 3,793 4.6%
170 Chilton 3,831 3,916 -2.2%
171 Rochester 3,811 3,645 4.6%
172 North Hudson 3,796 3,816 -0.5%
173 Lancaster 3,730 3,901 -4.4%
174 Kiel 3,679 3,918 -6.1%
175 Stanley 3,672 3,417 7.5%
176 Merton 3,672 3,101 18.4%
177 Horicon 3,620 3,702 -2.2%
178 Combined Locks 3,577 3,185 12.3%
179 Omro 3,573 3,456 3.4%
180 Pulaski 3,516 3,768 -6.7%
181 Bloomer 3,497 3,527 -0.9%
182 Black River Falls 3,496 3,634 -3.8%
183 Sauk City 3,482 3,375 3.2%
184 Wright 3,459 2,702 28.0%
185 Seymour 3,455 3,445 0.3%
186 Peshtigo 3,370 3,455 -2.5%
187 Waterloo 3,337 3,339 -0.1%
188 Barron 3,317 3,409 -2.7%
189 Ellsworth 3,280 3,245 1.1%
190 Howards Grove 3,254 3,126 4.1%
191 Brodhead 3,240 3,248 -0.2%
192 Tomahawk 3,174 3,475 -8.7%
193 Thiensville 3,157 3,244 -2.7%
194 Ladysmith 3,149 3,498 -10.0%
195 Boscobel 3,134 3,191 -1.8%
196 New Holstein 3,131 3,281 -4.6%
197 Brillion 3,126 3,137 -0.4%
198 Lodi 3,060 3,033 0.9%
199 Algoma 3,059 3,216 -4.9%
200 Arcadia 3,031 2,830 7.1%
201 Paddock Lake 2,998 3,020 -0.7%
202 Genoa City 2,995 2,888 3.7%
203 Johnson Creek 2,992 2,553 17.2%
204 Oostburg 2,990 2,855 4.7%
205 Lake Delton 2,989 2,747 8.8%
206 Sherwood 2,959 2,531 16.9%
207 Kewaunee 2,858 2,948 -3.1%
208 Lake Wissota 2,843 2,643 7.6%
209 Wisconsin Dells 2,841 2,530 12.3%
210 Walworth 2,824 2,765 2.1%
211 Amery 2,819 2,934 -3.9%
212 Oconto Falls 2,812 2,907 -3.3%
213 Somerset 2,789 2,514 10.9%
214 Hortonville 2,786 2,649 5.2%
215 Hayward 2,780 2,195 26.7%
216 Winneconne 2,708 2,018 34.2%
217 Bohners Lake 2,691 2,428 10.8%
218 Juneau 2,687 2,789 -3.7%
219 Como 2,680 2,835 -5.5%
220 Mineral Point 2,625 2,805 -6.4%
221 Williams Bay 2,604 2,567 1.4%
222 Fennimore 2,603 2,407 8.1%
223 Mondovi 2,603 2,773 -6.1%
224 Spooner 2,594 2,592 0.1%
225 Nekoosa 2,587 2,571 0.6%
226 Wales 2,581 2,560 0.8%
227 Silver Lake 2,566 2,418 6.1%
228 Luxemburg 2,561 2,421 5.8%
229 Delavan Lake 2,558 2,771 -7.7%
230 Belleville 2,556 2,606 -1.9%
231 Lomira 2,553 2,163 18.0%
232 Deerfield 2,538 2,048 23.9%
233 Osceola 2,511 2,578 -2.6%
234 New Lisbon 2,506 2,520 -0.6%
235 Poynette 2,496 2,508 -0.5%
236 Tainter Lake 2,494 2,503 -0.4%
237 Westby 2,472 2,398 3.1%
238 Fredonia 2,459 2,041 20.5%
239 Darlington 2,430 2,199 10.5%
240 Dousman 2,368 2,263 4.6%
241 North Prairie 2,352 2,274 3.4%
242 Neillsville 2,323 2,882 -19.4%
243 Belgium 2,322 2,207 5.2%
244 Cuba City 2,307 1,874 23.1%
245 Cumberland 2,291 2,395 -4.3%
246 Brice Prairie 2,280 1,659 37.4%
247 Shorewood Hills 2,277 1,593 42.9%
248 Park Falls 2,248 2,705 -16.9%
249 Abbotsford 2,239 1,960 14.2%
250 Schofield 2,222 2,413 -7.9%
251 Wautoma 2,209 2,226 -0.8%
252 Denmark 2,200 2,049 7.4%
253 Chetek 2,169 1,848 17.4%
254 Pardeeville 2,151 2,132 0.9%
255 Lake Wazeecha 2,150 2,419 -11.1%
256 Kohler 2,146 2,046 4.9%
257 Adams 2,135 1,783 19.7%
258 Cedar Grove 2,103 1,975 6.5%
259 Eagle 2,063 1,624 27.0%
260 Colby 2,038 1,591 28.1%
261 Clinton 2,036 1,909 6.7%
262 Hammond 2,033 2,034 0.0%
263 Redgranite 2,000 2,221 -10.0%
264 New Glarus 1,990 1,864 6.8%
265 Washburn 1,978 2,404 -17.7%
266 Cameron 1,965 1,566 25.5%
267 St. Croix Falls 1,943 1,833 6.0%
268 Crandon 1,941 1,984 -2.2%
269 Ixonia 1,911 1,395 37.0%
270 Roberts 1,903 1,709 11.4%
271 Lake Ripley 1,882 1,624 15.9%
272 Fall River 1,861 1,808 2.9%
273 Mazomanie 1,858 1,503 23.6%
274 Campbellsport 1,845 2,255 -18.2%
275 Butler 1,821 1,808 0.7%
276 Spencer 1,815 1,952 -7.0%
277 Browns Lake 1,799 1,953 -7.9%
278 King 1,790 1,646 8.7%
279 Cornell 1,781 1,472 21.0%
280 Wind Point 1,776 1,697 4.7%
281 Trempealeau 1,775 1,543 15.0%
282 Palmyra 1,761 2,077 -15.2%
283 Port Edwards 1,739 1,887 -7.8%
284 Weyauwega 1,736 1,975 -12.1%
285 Durand 1,725 1,910 -9.7%
286 Osseo 1,719 1,666 3.2%
287 Whiting 1,714 1,598 7.3%
288 West Baraboo 1,708 1,268 34.7%
289 Darien 1,704 1,430 19.2%
290 Randolph 1,703 2,333 -27.0%
291 Galesville 1,698 1,553 9.3%
292 Fox Lake 1,696 1,572 7.9%
293 Spring Green 1,684 1,617 4.1%
294 Random Lake 1,646 1,514 8.7%
295 Eagle River 1,626 1,542 5.4%
296 Sharon 1,609 1,474 9.2%
297 Cleveland 1,606 1,383 16.1%
298 Phillips 1,605 1,469 9.3%
299 Thorp 1,598 1,615 -1.1%
300 Whitehall 1,593 1,674 -4.8%
301 Stratford 1,562 1,469 6.3%
302 Edgar 1,562 1,369 14.1%
303 Lac Du Flambeau 1,522 1,857 -18.0%
304 Spring Valley 1,521 1,443 5.4%
305 Fall Creek 1,517 1,264 20.0%
306 Fontana-On-Geneva Lake 1,515 1,646 -8.0%
307 Niagara 1,509 1,587 -4.9%
308 Legend Lake 1,486 1,799 -17.4%
309 Cadott 1,486 1,467 1.3%
310 Hurley 1,472 1,397 5.4%
311 Mishicot 1,457 1,282 13.7%
312 River Hills 1,449 1,648 -12.1%
313 Independence 1,439 1,240 16.0%
314 Keshena 1,438 1,069 34.5%
315 St. Peter 1,434 1,369 4.7%
316 Augusta 1,431 1,491 -4.0%
317 Hillsboro 1,428 1,435 -0.5%
318 Elroy 1,422 1,195 19.0%
319 Black Earth 1,418 1,258 12.7%
320 Bonduel 1,407 1,520 -7.4%
321 Maple Bluff 1,405 1,352 3.9%
322 Montello 1,392 1,488 -6.5%
323 Grantsburg 1,384 1,515 -8.6%
324 Muscoda 1,381 1,427 -3.2%
325 Marathon City 1,376 1,475 -6.7%
326 Westfield 1,369 1,260 8.7%
327 Woodville 1,369 1,111 23.2%
328 Manawa 1,352 1,301 3.9%
329 Big Bend 1,348 1,255 7.4%
330 Cambridge 1,332 1,384 -3.8%
331 Shullsburg 1,327 1,276 4.0%
332 Shell Lake 1,320 1,547 -14.7%
333 Blair 1,317 1,190 10.7%
334 Orfordville 1,286 1,321 -2.6%
335 Markesan 1,284 1,453 -11.6%
336 Lauderdale Lakes 1,259 1,168 7.8%
337 Glenwood City 1,256 1,129 11.2%
338 Brooklyn 1,255 1,216 3.2%
339 Black Creek 1,236 1,413 -12.5%
340 Barneveld 1,235 1,207 2.3%
341 Dickeyville 1,231 963 27.8%
342 Luck 1,227 1,242 -1.2%
343 Loyal 1,225 1,208 1.4%
344 Nashotah 1,219 1,553 -21.5%
345 Lannon 1,213 887 36.8%
346 Bangor 1,200 1,214 -1.2%
347 Princeton 1,190 1,313 -9.4%
348 Strum 1,178 1,073 9.8%
349 Iola 1,174 1,374 -14.6%
350 Gillett 1,166 1,325 -12.0%
351 Albany 1,153 1,088 6.0%
352 Colfax 1,151 1,208 -4.7%
353 Newburg 1,136 1,239 -8.3%
354 Lake Koshkonong 1,135 993 14.3%
355 Reedsville 1,129 1,044 8.1%
356 Theresa 1,120 1,041 7.6%
357 Elkhart Lake 1,116 924 20.8%
358 Frederic 1,099 1,189 -7.6%
359 Powers Lake 1,095 1,427 -23.3%
360 Blue Mounds 1,094 700 56.3%
361 Monticello 1,092 1,193 -8.5%
362 Hilbert 1,082 1,016 6.5%
363 Little Round Lake 1,080 891 21.2%
364 Clear Lake 1,078 1,055 2.2%
365 Marion 1,075 1,362 -21.1%
366 Amherst 1,069 1,031 3.7%
367 Ashippun 1,069 359 197.8%
368 Elk Mound 1,067 856 24.6%
369 Hustisford 1,064 1,198 -11.2%
370 Rosendale 1,052 1,100 -4.4%
371 Rio 1,048 1,059 -1.0%
372 Boyceville 1,041 1,130 -7.9%
373 Eagle Lake 1,038 1,083 -4.2%
374 Potter Lake 1,032 1,387 -25.6%
375 Athens 1,031 1,142 -9.7%
376 Mil 1,030 979 5.2%
377 Oakfield 1,024 1,152 -11.1%
378 Iron Ridge 1,016 802 26.7%
379 Hazel Green 1,009 1,262 -20.0%
380 Greenwood 1,008 1,007 0.1%
381 Crivitz 1,007 834 20.7%
382 Dane 1,004 1,183 -15.1%
383 Dresser 1,004 992 1.2%

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