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Total population: 60,624 (All urban)

Houses: 29,525 (27,498 occupied: 14,356 owner occupied, 13,142 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,602 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $160,209.

Median contract rent in 2016: $517 (lower quartile is $417, upper quartile is $618)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,071


Median gross rent in West Allis, WI in 2016: $571

Housing units in West Allis with a mortgage: 9,576 (404 second mortgage, 1,159 home equity loan, 82 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,769

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,381

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,484

Median monthly housing costs: $886


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West Allis, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $141,789 (it was $99,600 in 2000)
West Allis:

$141,789
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,470 - $174,812

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $152,540
Here:

$152,540
State:

$219,030

Townhouses or other attached units: $152,943
Here:

$152,943
State:

$183,917

In 2-unit structures: $163,109
Here:

$163,109
State:

$162,149

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,810
Here:

$70,810
State:

$157,587

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,923
Here:

$175,923
State:

$204,898

Mobile homes: $20,886
Here:

$20,886
State:

$50,465
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 60,298
  • In family households: 42,641 (6,966 male householders, 6,784 female householders)
    9,351 spouses, 15,494 children (14,461 natural, 273 adopted, 721 stepchildren), 581 grandchildren, 721 brothers or sisters, 863 parents, 424 other relatives, 1,451 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,912 (6,723 male householders (5,452 living alone)), 7,042 female householders (6,061 living alone)), 3,096 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 872

Size of family households: 6,611 2-persons, 3,251 3-persons, 2,447 4-persons, 991 5-persons, 382 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,506 1-person, 2,036 2-persons, 134 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 30 5-persons.

6,953 married couples with children.
4,275 single-parent households (1,263 men, 3,012 women).

89.0% of residents of West Allis speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 3,808 (6.3%)
(43.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 31no bedroom
  • 3561 bedroom
  • 3,9032 bedrooms
  • 7,0373 bedrooms
  • 2,6424 bedrooms
  • 4015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population

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

  • 997no bedroom
  • 4,2811 bedroom
  • 5,5902 bedrooms
  • 1,7523 bedrooms
  • 3844 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 475no vehicle
  • 4,7591 vehicle
  • 6,6532 vehicles
  • 1,8043 vehicles
  • 4624 vehicles
  • 1635+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population

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

  • 2,609no vehicle
  • 6,7741 vehicle
  • 3,2592 vehicles
  • 3783 vehicles
  • 644 vehicles
  • 145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 321 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 2343 rooms
  • 1,5754 rooms
  • 4,1225 rooms
  • 3,6916 rooms
  • 2,2107 rooms
  • 1,1428 rooms
  • 1,2629+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population

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

  • 8181 room
  • 7702 rooms
  • 3,1063 rooms
  • 3,8084 rooms
  • 2,8135 rooms
  • 1,0686 rooms
  • 3007 rooms
  • 1718 rooms
  • 2479+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 1,945Less than $10,000
  • 1,843$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,683$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,576$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,248$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,394$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,429$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,417$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,335$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,492$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,329$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,554$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,389$100,000 to $124,999
  • 815$125,000 to $149,999
  • 622$150,000 to $199,999
  • 247$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Allis, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West Allis, WI
  • 126Less than $10,000
  • 96$10,000 to $14,999
  • 103$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 54$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$40,000 to $49,999
  • 117$50,000 to $59,999
  • 216$60,000 to $69,999
  • 162$70,000 to $79,999
  • 445$80,000 to $89,999
  • 418$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,605$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,961$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,770$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,104$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,016$200,000 to $249,999
  • 224$250,000 to $299,999
  • 209$300,000 to $399,999
  • 40$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Allis, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West Allis, WI
  • 10Less than $100
  • 67$100 to $149
  • 84$150 to $199
  • 234$200 to $249
  • 345$250 to $299
  • 146$300 to $349
  • 143$350 to $399
  • 407$400 to $449
  • 384$450 to $499
  • 952$500 to $549
  • 1,059$550 to $599
  • 1,429$600 to $649
  • 1,222$650 to $699
  • 926$700 to $749
  • 1,341$750 to $799
  • 1,617$800 to $899
  • 794$900 to $999
  • 974$1,000 to $1,249
  • 322$1,250 to $1,499
  • 134$1,500 to $1,999
  • 80$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 393No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,1242010 or later
  • 1,0012000 to 2009
  • 6941990 to 1999
  • 3121980 to 1989
  • 2131970 to 1979
  • 892Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West Allis population
West Allis commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 551
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,966
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,123
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,005
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,964
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,733
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,973
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 378
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 414
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,361
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 599
  • 90 or more minutes: 550
West Allis, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.5%
Number of people working at home: 664 (2.1% of all workers)

West Allis mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 24,460 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,596 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,080 (4%)
  • Taxi: 478 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 110 (0%)
  • Walked: 658 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 664 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 7,349
 Polish: 2,473
 Italian: 1,010
 Irish: 920
 European: 842
 American: 701
 Norwegian: 560
 English: 529
 Serbian: 199
 Croatian: 193
 French (except Basque): 127
 French Canadian: 120
 Dutch: 119
 Greek: 116
 Scandinavian: 114
 Swedish: 114
 Danish: 93
 Slovak: 82
 Czech: 81
 Slovene: 80
 Swiss: 73
 Welsh: 73
 Russian: 67
 Finnish: 57
 Hungarian: 56
 Eastern European: 45
 Yugoslavian: 42
 Northern European: 42
 Scottish: 38
 Austrian: 37
 Scotch-Irish: 34
 Canadian: 34
 Ukrainian: 32
 Egyptian: 31
 Latvian: 31
 Ethiopian: 29
 Armenian: 24
 Lithuanian: 24
 Palestinian: 24
 Slavic: 20
 Belgian: 18
 British: 12
 Jamaican: 10
 African: 6
 Luxemburger: 5
 Romanian: 4
 Iranian: 4
 Czechoslovakian: 4
 Senegalese: 3
 West Indian: 2

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

  • 36%Mexico
  • 12%India
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Bangladesh
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%Korea
  • 2%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 47,547
  • Other state: 8,156
  • Northeast: 878
  • Midwest: 4,777
  • South: 1,422
  • West: 1,129

87% of West Allis residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Wisconsin.

West Allis:

87.4%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 273
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 24
  • 5th and 6th grade: 113
  • 7th and 8th grade: 205
  • 9th grade: 223
  • 10th grade: 268
  • 11th grade: 405
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 485
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,872
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,524
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,111
  • Associate degree: 2,033
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,550
  • Master's degree: 1,014
  • Professional school degree: 238
  • Doctorate degree: 116

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 213
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 192
  • 7th and 8th grade: 276
  • 9th grade: 186
  • 10th grade: 383
  • 11th grade: 323
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 427
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,289
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,631
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,312
  • Associate degree: 2,564
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,413
  • Master's degree: 1,266
  • Professional school degree: 149
  • Doctorate degree: 83

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 4.4%Females
West Allis marital status for males
West Allis marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,906
  • One, attached: 761
  • Two: 4,838
  • 3 or 4: 1,489
  • 5 to 9: 1,886
  • 10 to 19: 1,050
  • 20 to 49: 1,764
  • 50 or more: 2,386
  • Mobile homes: 566
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,177

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West Allis:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West Allis
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.1%)
  • Electricity (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (68.4%)
  • Electricity (28.3%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 830
Here:

15.3%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 163
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 729
Here:

27.8%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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)