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West Allis, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,643 (it was $99,600 in 2000)
West Allis:

$138,643
Wisconsin:

$163,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,360 - $166,970

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $149,120
Here:

$149,120
State:

$201,380

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,457
Here:

$152,457
State:

$167,784

In 2-unit structures: $142,468
Here:

$142,468
State:

$167,332

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,028
Here:

$148,028
State:

$161,462

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,521
Here:

$96,521
State:

$151,419

Mobile homes: $7,806
Here:

$7,806
State:

$46,729
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 60,363

Size of family households: 7,242 2-persons, 3,679 3-persons, 2,984 4-persons, 1,189 5-persons, 312 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,270 1-person, 1,647 2-persons, 153 3-persons, 38 4-persons, 12 5-persons.

8,787 married couples with children.
3,555 single-parent households (773 men, 2,782 women).

93.0% of residents of West Allis speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 34% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,217 (3.6%)
(52.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West Allis, Wisconsin:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 4901 bedroom
  • 4,3862 bedrooms
  • 8,1873 bedrooms
  • 2,5774 bedrooms
  • 3785+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Allis, Wisconsin:

  • 980no bedroom
  • 4,1541 bedroom
  • 4,9102 bedrooms
  • 1,3663 bedrooms
  • 1544 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West Allis in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 927no vehicle
  • 5,5101 vehicle
  • 7,0512 vehicles
  • 1,8233 vehicles
  • 5894 vehicles
  • 1285+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in West Allis in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,527no vehicle
  • 6,2561 vehicle
  • 2,4172 vehicles
  • 3053 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West Allis, Wisconsin:

  • 61 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 3983 rooms
  • 2,1034 rooms
  • 5,2485 rooms
  • 4,0736 rooms
  • 2,3217 rooms
  • 1,2358 rooms
  • 6209+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West Allis, Wisconsin:

  • 8011 room
  • 1,2172 rooms
  • 2,8443 rooms
  • 3,4094 rooms
  • 2,2755 rooms
  • 7446 rooms
  • 1847 rooms
  • 768 rooms
  • 489+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • West Allis, WI household income distribution

  • West Allis, WI household income distribution
  • 1,896Less than $10,000
  • 2,012$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,836$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,092$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,039$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,163$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,987$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,918$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,648$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,019$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,118$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,528$75,000 to $99,999
  • 852$100,000 to $124,999
  • 235$125,000 to $149,999
  • 133$150,000 to $199,999
  • 164$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in West Allis, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in West Allis, WI
  • 494Less than $10,000
  • 136$10,000 to $14,999
  • 231$15,000 to $19,999
  • 52$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 82$50,000 to $59,999
  • 159$60,000 to $69,999
  • 277$70,000 to $79,999
  • 415$80,000 to $89,999
  • 501$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,624$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,994$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,069$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,155$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,052$200,000 to $249,999
  • 234$250,000 to $299,999
  • 223$300,000 to $399,999
  • 55$400,000 to $499,999
  • 11$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in West Allis, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in West Allis, WI
  • 98Less than $100
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 147$150 to $199
  • 281$200 to $249
  • 261$250 to $299
  • 233$300 to $349
  • 272$350 to $399
  • 303$400 to $449
  • 562$450 to $499
  • 932$500 to $549
  • 1,344$550 to $599
  • 1,259$600 to $649
  • 1,823$650 to $699
  • 1,241$700 to $749
  • 759$750 to $799
  • 1,401$800 to $899
  • 490$900 to $999
  • 673$1,000 to $1,249
  • 191$1,250 to $1,499
  • 155$1,500 to $1,999
  • 58$2,000 or more
  • 232No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4721995 to March 2000
  • 3281990 to 1994
  • 1541985 to 1989
  • 1581980 to 1984
  • 1301975 to 1979
  • 831970 to 1974
  • 1121965 to 1969
  • 780Before 1965
West Allis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 730
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,421
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,865
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,979
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,766
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,424
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 282
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 477
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 750
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 501
  • 90 or more minutes: 331
West Allis, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 70.9%
Number of people working at home: 485 (1.5% of all workers)

West Allis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 25,485 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,945 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 990 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 35 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,087 (3%)
  • Other means: 162 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 485 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 21,255
 Polish: 8,383
 Other groups: 4,404
 Irish: 3,578
 Italian: 2,585
 Norwegian: 1,907
 United States or American: 1,827
 English: 1,477
 French (except Basque): 912
 Croatian: 579
 Slovene: 560
 Czech: 530
 French Canadian: 526
 Swedish: 492
 Dutch: 436
 Greek: 413
 Scottish: 320
 Scotch-Irish: 287
 Austrian: 255
 European: 244
 Danish: 224
 Serbian: 221
 Hungarian: 210
 Slovak: 209
 Finnish: 203
 Swiss: 191
 Russian: 159
 Arab:: 136
 Czechoslovakian: 129
 Slavic: 95
 Welsh: 90
 Ukrainian: 87
 Belgian: 76
 Lithuanian: 72
 Subsaharan African:: 66
 African: 66
 Latvian: 64
 Scandinavian: 57
 British: 55
 Portuguese: 55
 Yugoslavian: 55
 Armenian: 53
 Iranian: 39
 Lebanese: 37
 Egyptian: 36
 Arab/Arabic: 33
 Canadian: 31
 Luxemburger: 22
 Eastern European: 22
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 22
 Albanian: 14
 Romanian: 14
 Jamaican: 14
 Syrian: 13
 Turkish: 13
 Macedonian: 10
 Icelander: 10
 Palestinian: 9
 Australian: 9
 Iraqi: 8
 Haitian: 8
 Northern European: 6
 Brazilian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 11%Germany
  • 11%India
  • 10%Mexico
  • 6%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%Poland
  • 5%Philippines
  • 4%Vietnam

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

57% of West Allis residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 74% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Wisconsin.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 115
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 140
  • 7th and 8th grade: 546
  • 9th grade: 353
  • 10th grade: 631
  • 11th grade: 665
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 963
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,813
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,623
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,310
  • Associate degree: 1,505
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,627
  • Master's degree: 604
  • Professional school degree: 212
  • Doctorate degree: 107

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 150
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 170
  • 7th and 8th grade: 805
  • 9th grade: 439
  • 10th grade: 730
  • 11th grade: 771
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 916
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,733
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,960
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,062
  • Associate degree: 1,535
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,590
  • Master's degree: 658
  • Professional school degree: 212
  • Doctorate degree: 27

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.9%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 18.5%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 5.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 9.9%Females
West Allis marital status for males
West Allis marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,925

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Allis:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 91.8%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,177
Here:

20.2%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 353
Here:

10.8%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 664
Here:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)