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Cudahy, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Cudahy had a population of 18,101 as of July 1, 2017. 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 42.9467 and longitude -87.8639 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cudahy (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 1583035) 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 Cudahy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cudahy, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,101
Daytime Population: Workers 8,628
Daytime Population: Residents 9,745
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,373
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 18,035
Population in Familes 13,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 3,799
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $51,884
Average Household Income $61,448
Per Capita Income $27,076


Total Housing Units 8,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,487 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,470 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 792 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $164,846
Average Home Value $172,749


Total Households 7,957
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 4,578
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% 0.03%
Households -0.18% -0.02%
Families -0.26% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Cudahy, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cudahy to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 45 94th
Population Density # 8 99th
Diversity Index # 57 93rd
Median Household Income # 442 43rd
Per Capita Income # 390 50th

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