Population density (sq mi)2,82310891
Median age35.039.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%43%43%
Speak English87%91%79%
Speak Spanish8%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Waukesha is 2514% higher than Wisconsin
  • The median age in Waukesha is 10% lower than Wisconsin
  • In Waukesha 86.51% of the population is White
  • In Waukesha 3.98% of the population is Black
  • In Waukesha 3.79% of the population is Asian

Compare Waukesha, WI Demographics


      Waukesha population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.26%0.89%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.02%0.18%
      Mixed race2.39%2.19%3.06%
      Other race2.99%1.83%4.75%
      In Waukesha, 11.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Waukesha age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Waukesha, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).