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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Whitefish Bay had a population of 13,977 as of July 1, 2016. Whitefish Bay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Whitefish Bay is located at latitude 43.1132 and longitude -87.9006 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Whitefish Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Village of Whitefish Bay (GNIS ID: 1584425) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Whitefish Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Whitefish Bay, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,977
Population in Households 13,976
Population in Familes 12,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 6,576
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 5,270
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,875
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,369 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 900 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $355,714
Average Home Value $416,356


Median Household Income $108,411
Average Household Income $152,504
Per Capita Income $57,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.02%
Households -0.26% -0.07%
Families -0.28% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Whitefish Bay, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whitefish Bay to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 59 93rd
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 158 80th
Median Household Income # 10 99th
Per Capita Income # 10 99th

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