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Muskego, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Muskego had a population of 25,073 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 25,073
Daytime Population: Workers 6,187
Daytime Population: Residents 10,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,065
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 24,967
Population in Familes 22,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 794
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $84,718
Average Household Income $104,565
Per Capita Income $39,631


Total Housing Units 9,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,734 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,750 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 409 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $291,725
Average Home Value $321,237


Total Households 9,484
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 7,305
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 0.53% 0.56%
Households 0.62% 0.61%
Families 0.57% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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, 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 # 33 96th
Population Density # 327 58th
Diversity Index # 427 45th
Median Household Income # 31 96th
Per Capita Income # 53 93rd

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