Wauwatosa, WI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
48,143
Unemployment
2.4%
Poverty
5.9%
Median Home
$251,300
Median Income
$84,306
Median Rent
$1,121

Wauwatosa SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8.5

Wauwatosa, WI Crime Report

1,159
Total Crimes
2,401.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
2.36%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wauwatosa
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,159 2,401.3 1,809.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 67 138.8 323.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.3 6.5
Robbery 32 66.3 52.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 33 68.4 230.6 279.7
Property Crime 1,092 2,262.5 1,485.7 1,958.2
Burglary 72 149.2 218.5 314.2
Larceny 924 1,914.4 1,106.1 1,398.0
Car Theft 96 198.9 161.0 246.0

Wauwatosa, WI Cost Of Living

102
Wauwatosa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wauwatosa Wisconsin National Average
Overall 102 97 100
Services 93 97 100
Groceries 97 100 100
Health 112 111 100
Housing 116 87 100
Transportation 90 95 100
Utilities 95 98 100

Wauwatosa, WI Photos

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Rankings for Wauwatosa in Wisconsin

Map Of Wauwatosa, WI

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Population over time in Wauwatosa

Year Population % Change
2020 48,143 0.5%
2019 47,882 0.4%
2018 47,687 0.6%
2017 47,388 0.6%
2016 47,126 0.6%
2015 46,838 0.4%
2014 46,661 0.4%
2013 46,457 0.4%
2012 46,273 0.2%
2011 46,179 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wauwatosa

White
82.4% (39,686)
African American
5.6% (2,718)
American Indian
0.7% (332)
Asian
4.1% (1,992)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.1% (48)
Two Or More
3.6% (1,723)
Hispanic
3.4% (1,635)
Race Wauwatosa WI USA
White 82.4% 80.6% 60.1%
African American 5.6% 6.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.7% 0.8% 0.6%
Asian 4.1% 2.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.4% 7.0% 18.2%

Gender in Wauwatosa

Female
53.2% (25,604)
Male
46.8% (22,539)
Gender Wauwatosa WI USA
Female 53.2% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wauwatosa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (481)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (962)
High School / GED
15.0% (7,221)
Some College
15.0% (7,221)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,370)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (16,368)
Master's Degree
16.0% (7,702)
Professional Degree
6.0% (2,888)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,925)
Education Wauwatosa WI USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 2.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
4.2% (202,222)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.8% (135,441)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (335,547)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.5% (264,770)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.1% (439,715)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (801,834)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (677,444)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.8% (955,382)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.3% (495,444)
$200,000 or more
10.5% (506,496)
Income Wauwatosa WI USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 4.6% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.8% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 8.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.5% 9.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.1% 13.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 18.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 14.1% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.8% 16.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.3% 6.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.5% 5.2% 8.3%

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