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The City of Cudahy had a population of 17,897 as of July 1, 2022. Cudahy 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 Cudahy is located at latitude 42.9597 and longitude -87.8615 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cudahy encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Cudahy 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.

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Cudahy, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 17,897 (100%)
Population in Households 17,826 (99.6%)
Population in Families 13,242 (74.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 71 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 3,749
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $61,740
Average Household Income $79,460
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $36,188
Wealth Index5 58


Total HU (Housing Units) 8,686 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,885 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,264 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 537 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $190,327
Average Home Value $218,905
Housing Affordability Index3 116


Total Households 8,149
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 4,583
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.75% -0.50%
Households -0.29% -0.37%
Families   -0.42%
Median Household Income   4.01%
Per Capita Income   3.73%
Owner Occupied HU   0.07%

Cudahy, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cudahy to the other 806 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 48 94th
Population Density # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 506 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 127 16th
Per Capita Income # 391 52nd
Diversity Index # 34 96th

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