Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 72,489 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 34,649  (47.8%)
Females: 37,840  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53188.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,923 (it was $50,084 in 2000)
Waukesha:

$60,923
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,306 (it was $23,242 in 2000)

Waukesha city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $209,800 (it was $138,000 in 2000)
Waukesha:

$209,800
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $222,650; detached houses: $233,304; townhouses or other attached units: $195,711; in 2-unit structures: $194,200; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,196; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,510; mobile homes: $12,762

Median gross rent in 2017: $891.

March 2019 cost of living index in Waukesha: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.1% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for American Indian residents, 97.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.6% for other race residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Waukesha, WI (2017)
    • 56,76177.9%White alone
    • 9,41712.9%Hispanic
    • 3,1364.3%Black alone
    • 2,5843.5%Asian alone
    • 1,2221.7%Two or more races
    • 1570.2%American Indian alone
    • 1470.2%Other race alone
    • 270.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Waukesha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 177 registered sex offenders living in Waukesha, Wisconsin as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Waukesha is 409 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Waukesha by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.9)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
3
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
27
(39.9)
23
(33.9)
12
(17.6)
23
(34.3)
15
(22.0)
16
(23.3)
17
(23.9)
26
(36.6)
23
(32.4)
17
(23.9)
31
(43.2)
31
(42.9)
43
(59.3)
37
(50.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(28.1)
28
(41.2)
23
(33.7)
24
(35.8)
27
(39.6)
18
(26.2)
17
(23.9)
24
(33.8)
25
(35.2)
15
(21.1)
25
(34.9)
14
(19.4)
25
(34.5)
13
(17.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(72.5)
60
(88.4)
49
(71.9)
37
(55.2)
65
(95.2)
58
(84.4)
58
(81.7)
56
(78.8)
41
(57.8)
57
(80.2)
49
(68.4)
47
(65.1)
51
(70.3)
40
(55.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
266
(393.5)
309
(455.0)
348
(510.5)
320
(477.7)
251
(367.8)
176
(256.3)
178
(250.6)
233
(327.9)
210
(295.8)
208
(292.6)
162
(226.0)
182
(252.0)
126
(173.6)
83
(114.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
959
(1,419)
1,029
(1,515)
990
(1,452)
1,050
(1,568)
871
(1,276)
854
(1,243)
918
(1,292)
1,039
(1,462)
1,079
(1,520)
957
(1,346)
940
(1,311)
891
(1,234)
845
(1,164)
618
(850.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
97
(143.5)
79
(116.3)
67
(98.3)
73
(109.0)
41
(60.1)
45
(65.5)
34
(47.9)
32
(45.0)
38
(53.5)
39
(54.9)
33
(46.0)
44
(60.9)
36
(49.6)
49
(67.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(7.4)
8
(11.8)
5
(7.3)
11
(16.4)
10
(14.7)
1
(1.5)
7
(9.9)
1
(1.4)
4
(5.6)
N/A2
(2.8)
3
(4.2)
2
(2.8)
1
(1.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)150.7161.9140.3154.1136.0119.2115.7143.0136.6123.0139.1125.0134.5110.0

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City-data.com crime index in Waukesha, WI

Crime rate in Waukesha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 152 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (30.9%), Polish (5.1%), American (4.8%), Irish (3.7%), Italian (2.7%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 21.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,355 people per square mile   (average).

Waukesha, Wisconsin map

5,363 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

7.4%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,886 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,546 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (14.5 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (85.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pewaukee, WI (1.9 miles ),
New Berlin, WI (2.6 miles ),
Genesee, WI (2.6 miles ),
Brookfield, WI (2.7 miles ),
Wales, WI (2.7 miles ),
Elm Grove, WI (2.8 miles ),
Vernon, WI (2.9 miles ),
Hartland, WI (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 88.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,745 (+7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 13,065 (32.3%)

Area code: 262

Distribution of median household income in Waukesha, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Waukesha, WI in 2017
Waukesha satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 230 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1998: 211 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 1999: 227 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2000: 249 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2001: 289 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2002: 298 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2003: 321 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2004: 336 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2005: 169 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 2006: 153 buildings, average cost: $236,900
  • 2007: 115 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2009: 39 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $201,400
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2012: 76 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2013: 80 buildings, average cost: $227,700
  • 2014: 78 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2015: 65 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2016: 97 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2017: 75 buildings, average cost: $226,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Waukesha, WI residents
Average permit cost in Waukesha, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Waukesha, WI
Historical housing units in Waukesha, WI

Population change in the 1990s: +7,098 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in Waukesha, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Waukesha, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (6.6%)
  • Engineers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (2.7%)

Average climate in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Waukesha, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.4. This is about average.

City:

82.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.354. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.354
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Waukesha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Waukesha city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waukesha-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.8 miles away from Waukesha center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.4 miles away from Waukesha center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 290.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 348.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Waukesha County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waukesha topographic map

Main business address for: MIDDLETON DOLL CO (DOLLS & STUFFED TOYS), CRITICARE SYSTEMS INC /DE/ (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS).

Hospitals in Waukesha:

  • AURORA HLTH CTR WAUKESHA (W231 N1440 HWY 164)
  • ROLLAND NELSON MEMORIAL HOSPICE (419 FREDERICK STREET)
  • WAUKESHA CTY MENTAL HLTH CTR (1501 AIRPORT RD)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 725 AMERICAN AVE)

Nursing Homes in Waukesha:

  • LINDENGROVE WAUKESHA (425 N UNIVERSITY DR)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-PEWAUKEE (N26 W23977 WATERTOWN RD)
  • VIRGINIA HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (1451 CLEVELAND AVE)
  • VIRGINIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (1471 WAUKESHA AVE)
  • WAUKESHA SPRINGS HLTH REHAB (1810 KENSINGTON DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Waukesha:

  • MIDWEST KIDNEY CARE - WAUKESHA (111 ANN ST)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - WAUKESHA (721 AMERICAN AVE, SUITE 204)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - WAUKESHA SOUTH (1260 SENTRY DR)

Airports and heliports located in Waukesha:

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Amtrak station near Waukesha:

  • 17 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Waukesha:

  • Carroll University (Full-time enrollment: 3,313; Location: 100 N East Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.carrollu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brensten Education (Full-time enrollment: 578; Location: 20633 Watertown Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bse.edu)
  • The Academy Waukesha (Full-time enrollment: 229; Location: 2000 Silvernail Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.theacademywaukesha.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waukesha:

  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 5 miles; Pewaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • Marquette University (about 16 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 17 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 17 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 19 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 19 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 24 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)

Public high schools in Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA ACADEMY OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (Students: 183, Location: 401 E ROBERTA AVE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • WAUKESHA ENGINEERING PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 72, Location: 401 E ROBERTA AVE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • WEST HIGH (Location: 3301 SAYLESVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH HIGH (Location: 2222 MICHIGAN AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • SOUTH HIGH (Location: 401 E ROBERTA AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • WAUKESHA EAST ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 1150 WHITEROCK AVE, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • WAUKESHA TRANSITION ACADEMY (Location: 1150 WHITEROCK AVE, Grades: 12)
  • EACHIEVE ACADEMY - WISCONSIN (Location: 222 MAPLE AVE, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Waukesha:

  • CATHOLIC MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 700, Location: 601 E COLLEGE AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • WAUKESHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60, Location: W271S2470 MERRILL HILLS RD, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Waukesha:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA CATHOLIC SCHOOL - ST MARY (Students: 284, Location: 520 E NEWHALL AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • WAUKESHA CATHOLIC MIDDLE SCHOOL-ST JOSEPH CAMPUS (Students: 226, Location: 818 N EAST AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 219, Location: 1060 WHITEROCK AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF WAUKESHA (Students: 201, Location: 2600 SUMMIT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • WAUKESHA CATHOLIC - ST WILLIAM (Students: 162, Location: 444 N MORELAND BLVD, Grades: PK-5)
  • MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 1941 MADISON ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 53, Location: 1205 S EAST AVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Waukesha

Library in Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,688,775; Location: 321 WISCONSIN AVE.; 273,067 books; 7,007 e-books; 20,140 audio materials; 19,624 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 454 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under Colleges/Universities University of Wisconsin-Waukesha (Full-time enrollment: 2,214: Location: 1500 N. University Drive; Public, two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin; offers Associate Degree; Website: www.waukesha.uwc.edu

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Waukesha: Moor Downs Golf Course (A), Waukesha County Fairgrounds (B), Waukesha Fire Department Station 5 (C), Waukesha Fire Department Station 3 (D), Waukesha Fire Department Station 2 (E), Waukesha Fire Department Station 1 (F), Waukesha Public Library (G), Waukesha County Historical Society Museum (H), Waukesha County Courthouse (I), Van Male Gymnasium (J), Rankin Hall of Science (K), Maxon Hall (L), Lowry Hall (M), Ganfield Gymnasium (N), Carrier Memorial Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fox Run Shopping Center (1), Silvernail Shopping Center (2), Westbrook Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waukesha include: Waukesha First Assembly of God (A), Waukesha Bible Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (D), Saint Marks Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Saint Lukes Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (G), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Prairie Home Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Saratoga Lake 120 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waukesha include: Silurian Park (1), Bethesda Spring Park (2), Banting Park (3), Dopp Park (4), Hillcrest Park (5), Lowell Park (6), Merrill Crest Park (7), Pebble Valley Park (8), Priedeman Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Waukesha County - Retzer Nature Center (Nature Centers; W248S1530 Hy Dt) (1), Epic Gaming (Amusement & Theme Parks; 306 Delafield Street) (2), High Roller Riverside (Amusement & Theme Parks; Frame Park) (3), Astro Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1000 Northview Road) (4), Artistic-Quality Tours (Tours & Charters; 1520 Arcadian Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Extended Stay America - Milwaukee/Waukesha (2520 Plaza Ct) (1), Coppers Pub & Grill (2810 Golf Road) (2), Holiday Inn (2417 W Bluemound Rd) (3), Landing (100 East Main Street) (4), Marriott Milwaukee West (State HWY164 At I-94) (5), Equity Corporate Housing (110 Corrina Boulevard) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Waukesha County - Circuit Courts- Juvenile Court (521 Riverview Avenue) (1), Wis State Of-Waukesha - Court Of Appeals (2727 North Grandview Boulevard) (2), Waukesha City - Municipal Court (201 Delafield Street) (3), Waukesha County - Circuit Court Services- Civil Division (515 West Moreland Boulevard) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Les Paul - Jazz guitarist, Vernor Vinge - Mathematician, Joel Kleefisch - US politician, Michael Ritchie (film director) - Film director, Mike Cahill - Male tennis player, Neal Kedzie - Politician, Scott Newcomer - Politician, Donald Goerke - Food industry businessman, Gwen Jorgensen - Triathlete, Lauri Merten - Professional golfer.

Waukesha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waukesha and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE MEADOWS WATER TRUST (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Radium-226. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Other (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (2 times from APR-09-2010 to APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-14-2010 to APR-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUN-26-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2009), St Other (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Radium-226. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from APR-29-2009 to APR-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-29-2009 to APR-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2009), St Public Notif issued (MAY-28-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from APR-29-2009 to APR-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-29-2009 to APR-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif issued (MAY-28-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2010), St Public Notif issued (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2011)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
MENOMONEE PARK NEW OFFICE BLDG (Population served: 202, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-29-2009), St Boil Water Order (DEC-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (DEC-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2010)
WONDERLAND TAP (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2013), St Boil Water Order (JAN-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2013), St Public Notif issued (JAN-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2013)
NAGAWAUKEE GRP CMPGD W4 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUN-04-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2010), St Boil Water Order (APR-30-2010), St Public Notif issued (APR-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2010)
MORNINGSTAR GOLFERS CLUB - HOLES 6&7 (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUN-22-2006), St Public Notif issued (JUN-22-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAY-12-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAY-12-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2006)
NAGAWAUKEE PK PICNIC AREA 1 & 2 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2009), St Public Notif issued (AUG-18-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2009), St Boil Water Order (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif issued (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2008), St Public Notif issued (MAY-02-2008), St Boil Water Order (MAY-02-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2008)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waukesha that have no violations reported:

  • WALGREENS IN MEQUON (Population served: 912, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAUKESHA BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 654, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERRILL HILLS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 319, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW CHINA BUFFET (Population served: 305, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MENOMONEE PARK 3 FAMILY CAMP GROUND (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NASHOTAH PARK (Population served: 251, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVERGLEN CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 206, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RJS SPORTS BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 203, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHOENSTATT SISTERS OF MARY (Address: W284 N698 CHERRY LANE , Population served: 159, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISCONSIN CONGREGATION OF JEHOVAH WITNESSES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.9%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Waukesha in 2010:

  • 1,706 people in college/university student housing
  • 435 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 211 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 105 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 102 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 87 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Waukesha in 2000:

  • 953 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 681 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 510 people in nursing homes
  • 202 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 14 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in other group homes

Banks with most branches in Waukesha (2011 data):

  • Waukesha State Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2009/03/05: Bank assets: $795.9 mil, Deposits: $657.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Waukesha - Grandview Branch, Waukesha Coral Dr Branch, Waukesha Sunset Branch, Waukesha-Downtown Branch, Waukesha-Fox Run Branch. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Waukesha Branch, Waukesha Branch, Fox Run Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Sunset Bank & Savings: Highway 164 Branch, Grandview Boulevard Branch, at 521 West Sunset Drive. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.7 mil, Deposits: $120.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Waukesha Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of Wisconsin: 1801 Summit Avenue Branch, 1617 E Racine Ave. Branch, First Federal Bank Of Wisconsin. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $119.2 mil, Deposits: $102.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Waukesha Branch at 2116 E Moreland Blvd, branch established on 1987/06/30; East Sunset Branch at 201 E Sunset Dr, branch established on 2003/12/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Hwy J Office at N14 W23999 Stoneridge Drive, branch established on 1989/06/15; Waukesha Branch at 1580 East Moreland Boulevard, branch established on 1969/04/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sunset Branch at 101 East Sunset Drive, branch established on 1973/03/27. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • CIBM Bank: Waukesha Wi Branch at 1930 West Bluemond Road, Suite D, branch established on 2010/06/28. Info updated 2010/08/18: Bank assets: $500.2 mil, Deposits: $431.1 mil, headquarters in Champaign, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Cib Marine Bancshares, Inc.
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Waukesha:

Marital status in Waukesha, WI
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Waukesha:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Waukesha
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Waukesha, WI (based on Waukesha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic115,00828
Evangelical Protestant71,237128
Mainline Protestant38,65487
Other9,84029
None155,152-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Waukesha County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
Waukesha County:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
Here:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Waukesha County:

6.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waukesha County:

26.8%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Waukesha County:

13.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Waukesha:

49.3%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Waukesha:

46.8%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Waukesha:

20.7%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Waukesha:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Waukesha:

32.7%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Waukesha:

57.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Waukesha:

79.7%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Waukesha, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 117$749,730$76,8950$0
Firefighters 97$617,377$76,3770$0
Streets and Highways 83$509,240$73,6251$2,482
Police - Other 37$147,135$47,71940$9,905
Parks and Recreation 31$159,564$61,7673$4,252
Local Libraries 29$139,021$57,52642$40,846
Financial Administration 28$157,515$67,5063$4,347
Sewerage 28$153,929$65,9700$0
Water Supply 27$167,550$74,4671$2,370
Other Government Administration 18$102,369$68,24624$19,790
Other and Unallocable 16$73,680$55,2603$1,917
Natural Resources 10$44,063$52,8760$0
Judicial and Legal 9$45,349$60,4655$12,684
Fire - Other 3$12,806$51,2240$0
Welfare 1$6,004$72,0480$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,440$53,2800$0
Transit 1$8,071$96,8520$0
Totals for Government 536$3,097,843$69,355122$98,593

Waukesha government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,929,000 ($150.77)
    Water Utilities: $5,871,000 ($80.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,385,000 ($19.11)
    Transit Utilities: $597,000 ($8.24)
    Health - Other: $203,000 ($2.80)
    Libraries: $200,000 ($2.76)
    General Public Buildings: $85,000 ($1.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000 ($0.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($0.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $17,164,000 ($236.78)
    Water Utilities: $14,514,000 ($200.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,752,000 ($148.33)
    Transit Utilities: $9,885,000 ($136.37)
    Sewerage: $8,845,000 ($122.02)
    Regular Highways: $8,309,000 ($114.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,370,000 ($74.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,566,000 ($62.99)
    Libraries: $3,950,000 ($54.49)
    Central Staff Services: $3,195,000 ($44.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,872,000 ($39.62)
    Health - Other: $2,577,000 ($35.55)
    Financial Administration: $1,924,000 ($26.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $922,000 ($12.72)
    Parking Facilities: $839,000 ($11.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $820,000 ($11.31)
    General - Other: $756,000 ($10.43)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $633,000 ($8.73)
    General Public Buildings: $208,000 ($2.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $206,000 ($2.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,002,000 ($69.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,790,000 ($24.69)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($1.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,132,000 ($15.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,061,000 ($14.64)
    Central Staff Services: $938,000 ($12.94)
    Regular Highways: $579,000 ($7.99)
    Police Protection: $384,000 ($5.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,189,000 ($568.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $885,000 ($12.21)

Waukesha government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,643,000 ($160.62)
    Other: $2,416,000 ($33.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,738,000 ($23.98)
    Parking Facilities: $726,000 ($10.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $420,000 ($5.79)
    Regular Highways: $243,000 ($3.35)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $972,000 ($13.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $401,000 ($5.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,202,000 ($44.17)
    Sewerage: $382,000 ($5.27)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,150,000 ($29.66)
    Special Assessments: $1,437,000 ($19.82)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,030,000 ($14.21)
    Interest Earnings: $446,000 ($6.15)
    Rents: $246,000 ($3.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $239,000 ($3.30)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,889,000 ($274.37)
    Transit Utilities: $1,461,000 ($20.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,074,000 ($70.00)
    General Local Government Support: $3,796,000 ($52.37)
    Highways: $2,968,000 ($40.94)
    Education: $1,364,000 ($18.82)
    Transit Utilities: $1,203,000 ($16.60)
  • Tax - Property: $58,017,000 ($800.36)
    Other License: $1,689,000 ($23.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,156,000 ($15.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $646,000 ($8.91)
    Other: $468,000 ($6.46)

Waukesha government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $204,386,000 ($2819.55)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,395,000 ($2336.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,901,000 ($909.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,910,000 ($426.41)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $18,270,000 ($252.04)
    Beginning: $11,450,000 ($157.96)

Waukesha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,245,000 ($30.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,806,000 ($2163.17)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,898,000 ($150.34)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($435 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.02%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Milwaukee County, WI  2.85% ($69,452 average AGI)
from Washington County, WI  0.36% ($66,753)
from Jefferson County, WI  0.20% ($59,814)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($474 average AGI)
Waukesha County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Milwaukee County, WI  2.08% ($50,450 average AGI)
to Washington County, WI  0.41% ($68,585)
to Jefferson County, WI  0.27% ($57,852)
Businesses in Waukesha, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kohl's2
AMF Bowling1La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott1
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone2Maurices1
Blockbuster3McDonald's5
Buffalo Wild Wings1Menards1
Burger King1New Balance1
CVS1Nike3
Caribou Coffee1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Cricket Wireless3Payless1
Curves1Penske1
DHL3Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Extended Stay America1Sam's Club1
Famous Footwear1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx15Starbucks2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subaru1
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile4
GameStop1Taco Bell2
H&R Block2Target2
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS21
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hyundai1Walgreens4
Jimmy John's2Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Waukesha:

  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukesha:

  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCX (104.5 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: TRUSTEES, CARROLL COLLEGE)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Waukesha:

  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Waukesha fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $8,236,000Total costs
  • 999,796Total average daily traffic
  • 26,181Total average daily truck traffic
  • 496,985Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Waukesha, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Waukesha, WI
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 205 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waukesha)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waukesha, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 379 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waukesha)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waukesha)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 97 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED173$171,013260$159,0831,742$157,35683$63,9465$858,99060$151,4651$1,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$182,07013$168,83798$174,8438$78,9500$03$141,3100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$167,85522$183,092320$172,63933$35,3061$10,067,00018$137,1261$2,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$148,52820$192,852284$175,36611$79,0981$450,0007$175,9501$53,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$100,0302$121,33553$169,5061$20,4700$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Waukesha, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$180,19097$190,0080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$176,60323$189,5721$113,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$191,06220$179,9960$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$186,2655$185,9860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$253,4102$170,2900$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waukesha, WI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Waukesha, WI - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 147. The highest number of fires - 223 took place in 2007, and the least - 27 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Waukesha, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Waukesha, WI
    • 1,11547.5%Structure Fires
    • 67828.9%Outside Fires
    • 35014.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2028.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waukesha, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waukesha, Wisconsin:

  • Baymont by Wyndham, 2111 E Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (262) 547-7770, Fax: (262) 547-0688
  • Extended Stay America - Milwaukee - Waukesha, 2520 Plaza Ct, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (262) 798-0217, Fax: (262) 798-1706
  • Ge Medical Systems Conference Center, n16w22419 Watertown Rd, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (800) 831-4004
  • Super 8-Waukesha, 2510 Plaza Ct, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (262) 786-6015, Fax: (262) 786-5784
  • The Clarke Hotel, 314 W Main St, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (262) 549-3800, Fax: (262) 522-2760
  • Home2 Suites, 650 Larry Ct, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186 , Phone: (262) 342-1500, Fax: (262) 342-1501
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Waukesha, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John41575.1 years
Mary34279.8 years
Robert33671.3 years
William30276.4 years
Margaret24981.1 years
George23478.0 years
James23470.0 years
Helen21782.0 years
Edward19877.8 years
Joseph19777.5 years
Most common last names in Waukesha, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9776.5 years
Miller8876.3 years
Johnson7375.7 years
Schultz7178.2 years
Williams5880.0 years
Brown5579.4 years
Mueller5475.8 years
Jones5476.8 years
Schmidt5076.3 years
Martin4877.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Waukesha, WI
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Waukesha, WI
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 2.8%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Waukesha compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Waukesha on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting, internet publishing, and telecommunications services (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the coldest winters (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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