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Cudahy, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

Cudahy is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Cudahy.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Milwaukee County at latitude 42.9597 and longitude -87.8615. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Cudahy (see map) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cudahy, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 18,043
Population in Households 17,977
Population in Familes 13,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 3,787
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 7,988
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 4,606
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,729 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,655 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,333 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 741 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $163,765
Average Home Value $167,438


Median Household Income $45,090
Average Household Income $55,137
Per Capita Income $24,443
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% 0.0%
Households -0.21% 0.02%
Families -0.3% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cudahy, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cudahy to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 44 94th
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 62 92nd
Median Household Income # 496 36th
Per Capita Income # 378 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.