Wauwatosa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,5808791
Median age37.939.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English92%91%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%
Wauwatosa, WI has a population of 47,388 and is the 873rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,580 per sq mi which is 3995% higher than the Wisconsin average and 3852% higher than the national average. The median age in Wauwatosa is 38 which is approximately 3% lower than the Wisconsin average of 39. In Wauwatosa, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 71% of Wauwatosa residents were born in Wisconsin, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Wauwatosa is 3995% higher than Wisconsin.
  • The median age in Wauwatosa is 3% lower than Wisconsin.
  • In Wauwatosa 87.46% of the population is White.
  • In Wauwatosa 4.81% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wauwatosa 3.86% of the population is Asian.

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Wauwatosa population breakdown by race

Black or African American4.81%6.29%12.63%
American Indian0.42%0.89%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.81%2.19%3.06%
Other race0.64%1.83%4.75%
In Wauwatosa, 3.1% 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.

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