Waukesha, WI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Waukesha, Wisconsin Info Snack

Population
72,419
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
11.1%
Median Home
$223,600
Median Income
$65,688
Median Rent
$954

Waukesha SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Waukesha, WI Crime Report

718
Total Crimes
991.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-57.74%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Waukesha
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 718 991.4 1,809.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 123 169.8 323.4 387.8
Murder 1 1.4 5.3 6.5
Robbery 21 29.0 52.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 84 116.0 230.6 279.7
Property Crime 595 821.6 1,485.7 1,958.2
Burglary 62 85.6 218.5 314.2
Larceny 477 658.6 1,106.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 56 77.3 161.0 246.0

Waukesha, WI Cost Of Living

95
Waukesha's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Waukesha Wisconsin National Average
Overall 95 97 100
Services 95 97 100
Groceries 96 100 100
Health 110 111 100
Housing 99 87 100
Transportation 90 95 100
Utilities 94 98 100

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Rankings for Waukesha in Wisconsin

Map Of Waukesha, WI

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Population over time in Waukesha

Year Population % Change
2020 72,419 0.1%
2019 72,382 0.3%
2018 72,173 0.2%
2017 72,016 1.0%
2016 71,324 0.3%
2015 71,083 0.4%
2014 70,775 0.3%
2013 70,593 0.3%
2012 70,348 0.6%
2011 69,946 -

Race / Ethnicity in Waukesha

White
78.6% (56,913)
African American
3.2% (2,324)
American Indian
0.1% (81)
Asian
3.1% (2,275)
Hawaiian
0.1% (38)
Other
1.0% (744)
Two Or More
1.7% (1,266)
Hispanic
12.1% (8,778)
Race Waukesha WI USA
White 78.6% 80.6% 60.1%
African American 3.2% 6.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.8% 0.6%
Asian 3.1% 2.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 12.1% 7.0% 18.2%

Gender in Waukesha

Female
51.1% (37,036)
Male
48.9% (35,383)
Gender Waukesha WI USA
Female 51.1% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Waukesha for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (724)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (3,620)
High School / GED
22.0% (15,932)
Some College
22.0% (15,932)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (7,966)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (20,277)
Master's Degree
8.0% (5,793)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,448)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (724)
Education Waukesha WI USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Waukesha, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
3.4% (243,558)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (291,831)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (556,600)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (733,844)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (954,729)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (1,298,002)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (1,067,853)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.0% (1,161,229)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.1% (587,563)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (346,686)
Income Waukesha WI USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 4.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 13.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 14.1% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.0% 16.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.1% 6.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 5.2% 8.3%

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