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Muskego, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Muskego had a population of 24,769 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Muskego is located at latitude 42.8714 and longitude -88.1343 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Muskego (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.59 sq. miles and a water area of 4.38 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Muskego (GNIS ID: 1583775) 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 Muskego 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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Muskego, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,769
Population in Households 24,661
Population in Familes 21,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 784
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 9,395
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 7,247
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,742 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,741 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,654 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $289,064
Average Home Value $316,548


Median Household Income $82,540
Average Household Income $100,378
Per Capita Income $38,156
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.45%
Households 0.57% 0.54%
Families 0.53% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Muskego, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Muskego 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 # 33 96th
Population Density1 # 330 57th
Diversity Index2 # 430 44th
Median Household Income # 32 96th
Per Capita Income # 45 94th

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