Waukesha County WI Information

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Waukesha County Subdivisions

Waukesha County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 395,491
Population in Households 390,057
Population in Familes 330,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,434
Population Density1 720
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 156,213
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 110,732
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 164,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 117,853 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 38,360 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,062 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $238,690
Average Home Value $283,339
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,158
Average Household Income $100,465
Per Capita Income $39,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.35%
Households 0.44% 0.47%
Families 0.33% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.

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Waukesha County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waukesha County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 3 97th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 22 71st
Median Household Income # 2 99th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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

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