Everything You Need to Know About the City of Waukesha Wisconsin

In 2017, Waukesha, WI had a population of 72.2k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $61,380 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Waukesha, WI grew from 72,016 to 72,173, a 0.218 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $59,866 dollars to $61,380 dollars, a 2.53 percent increase.

The population of Waukesha, WI is 78.5 percent White Alone, 12.5 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 3.6 percent Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Waukesha, WI speak a non-English language, and 95.6 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waukesha, WI are Carroll University (784 degrees awarded in 2017) and Paul Mitchell the School-Milwaukee (49 degrees).

The median property value in Waukesha, Wisconsin is $194,800 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 58.6 percent. Most people in Waukesha, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Waukesha, WI is 2 cars per household.


Education in Waukesha

In 2017, universities in Waukesha, WI awarded 833 degrees. The student population of Waukesha, WI is skewed towards women, with 1,219 male students and 2,331 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waukesha, WI are White (721 and 88.5 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (39 and 4.79 percent), Black or African American (16 and 1.96 percent), and Asian (15 and 1.84 percent).

The largest universities in Waukesha, WI by the number of degrees awarded are Carroll University (784 and 94.1 percent) and Paul Mitchell the School-Milwaukee (49 and 5.88 percent).

The most popular majors in Waukesha, WI are Kinesiology & Exercise Science (109 and 13.1 percent), Registered Nursing (78 and 9.36 percent), and Physical Therapy (73 and 8.76 percent).

The median tuition costs in Waukesha, WI are $30,403 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Waukesha

The economy of Waukesha, WI employs 40.1k people and Waukesha has an unemployment rate of 2.7 percent. Waukesha has seen the job market increase by 0.3 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.2 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Waukesha, WI are Manufacturing (7,098 people), Retail Trade (4,686 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,444 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,396 dollars), Utilities ($72,031 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($58,699 dollars).

Households in Waukesha, WI have a median annual income of $61,380 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,866 dollars in 2016, which represents a 2.53 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Waukesha

– The Sales Tax Rate for Waukesha is 5.1 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Waukesha is 6.3 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Waukesha

– The average earnings of a Waukesha resident are $28,866 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Waukesha resident is $58,126 dollars a year.