Wauwatosa, WI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin Info Snack

Population
47,971
Unemployment
2.2%
Poverty
6.4%
Median Home
$242,800
Median Income
$82,392
Median Rent
$1,116

Wauwatosa SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Wauwatosa, WI Crime Report

1,388
Total Crimes
2,858.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
15.40%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wauwatosa
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,388 2,858.2 1,764.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 57 117.4 293.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 28 57.7 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 22 45.3 200.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,331 2,740.8 1,471.4 2,109.9
Burglary 88 181.2 217.6 340.5
Larceny 1,178 2,425.8 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 65 133.8 126.8 219.9

Wauwatosa, WI Cost Of Living

101
Wauwatosa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Wauwatosa Wisconsin National Average
Overall 101 96 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 93 97 100
Health 114 113 100
Housing 115 88 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 94 97 100

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
2019 47,971 0.2%
2018 47,882 0.4%
2017 47,687 0.6%
2016 47,388 0.6%
2015 47,126 0.6%
2014 46,838 0.4%
2013 46,661 0.4%
2012 46,457 0.4%
2011 46,273 0.2%
2010 46,179 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wauwatosa

White
84.4% (40,501)
African American
5.2% (2,517)
American Indian
0.5% (222)
Asian
4.0% (1,932)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.1% (53)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,349)
Hispanic
2.9% (1,391)
Race Wauwatosa WI USA
White 84.4% 81.3% 60.7%
African American 5.2% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.9% 6.8% 18.0%

Gender in Wauwatosa

Female
51.8% (24,853)
Male
48.2% (23,118)
Gender Wauwatosa WI USA
Female 51.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wauwatosa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (959)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (959)
High School / GED
15.0% (7,195)
Some College
16.0% (7,675)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (3,357)
Bachelor's Degree
34.0% (16,310)
Master's Degree
16.0% (7,675)
Professional Degree
5.0% (2,398)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,439)
Education Wauwatosa WI USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 15.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 34.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
4.6% (221,481)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (126,594)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.6% (315,421)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.9% (282,530)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.7% (464,021)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (770,924)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (674,854)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.0% (912,189)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.1% (534,536)
$200,000 or more
10.3% (494,546)
Income Wauwatosa WI USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 4.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.6% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.9% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.7% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.0% 15.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.1% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 10.3% 4.9% 7.7%

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