WI

National Population : 333,590,059
Wisconsin State Population : 6,001,969

About Waukesha, WI

Waukesha, WI is located in Waukesha County in the state of Wisconsin.

The total City Population for Waukesha is about 72,299 with about 1,093 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 95,015.

The Average Home Value is $231,733.33, which is roughly 27% higher than the Average Home Value of $168,872.00 for the state of Wisconsin, and roughly 19% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $71,471.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $59,462.00 for the state of Wisconsin, and roughly 20% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Waukesha is about 3.1%.

Wisconsin is ranked #36 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 26.98 out of 100.

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Voting

Waukesha County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 34.92% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 59.57%
Democratic: 38.77%
Libertarian: 1.13%
Other: 0.51%
Green: 0.02%


Nearby Locations

Waukesha, WI (2.70 mi.)
New Berlin, WI (4.06 mi.)
Pewaukee, WI (5.00 mi.)
Brookfield, WI (6.60 mi.)
Elm Grove, WI (6.91 mi.)
Wales, WI (8.32 mi.)
Big Bend, WI (9.30 mi.)
Hartland, WI (9.42 mi.)
Muskego, WI (9.52 mi.)
Butler, WI (9.69 mi.)
Lisbon, WI (9.71 mi.)
Sussex, WI (9.71 mi.)
Lannon, WI (9.90 mi.)
W Milwaukee, WI (9.97 mi.)
West Allis, WI (9.97 mi.)
Delafield, WI (10.10 mi.)
Menomonee Fls, WI (10.41 mi.)
Greenfield, WI (11.35 mi.)
North Prairie, WI (11.59 mi.)
Nashotah, WI (11.79 mi.)
Mukwonago, WI (11.85 mi.)
Greendale, WI (12.24 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 53186, 53188, 53189
Latitude : 43.029094
Longitude : -88.213516
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 887 ft.
Area Code(s) : 262, 414

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.48
Male Population Estimate : 49.22%
Female Population Estimate : 50.78%
Median Age : 37.3
Male Median Age : 36.3
Female Median Age : 38.4

White Population Estimate : 91.82%
Black Population Estimate : 2.60%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.67%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.51%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.66%
Other Population Estimate : 3.19%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Waukesha specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Waukesha County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Waukesha County: About 68 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Waukesha County is about 69% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 76% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.