Wauwatosa employment information

Income per capita$38,253$27,907$28,555
Median household income$69,467$52,738$53,482
Median income owner occupied$90,651$67,186$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,819$30,207$33,219
Median earnings male$48,330$36,343$36,116
Median earnings female$39,412$25,134$25,692
Unemployment rate3.3%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level6.0%13.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wauwatosa is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wauwatosa is 30% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wauwatosa is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wauwatosa is 62% lower than the national average.

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Wauwatosa median earnings by income bracket

Wauwatosa employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%1.0%
Manufacturing sector19.6%0.7%
Financial & insurance services5.6%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%9.4%
Public administration2.4%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%1.9%
Education, health & social services21.2%45.2%

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Fox Point, WI6,695$107,466101%
Mequon, WI23,300$106,813100%
Wauwatosa, WI46,838$69,46730%

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Binghamton, NY46,771$30,82842%
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Wauwatosa, WI46,838$69,46730%
Source: The Wauwatosa, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.