Waukesha, WI Population

Population: 64,825. Estimated population in July 2020: 67,658 (+4.4% change)
Males: 31,683 (48.9%), Females: 33,142 (51.1%)

Waukesha County

Zip codes: 53186, 53188, 53189.

Median resident age: 33.4 years
Median household income: $50,084
Median house value: $139,900

Races in Waukesha:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.7%)
  • Hispanic (8.6%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (44.3%), Irish (12.5%), Polish (10.3%), English (8.1%), Norwegian (6.0%), Italian (5.5%).

Elevation: 821 feet

Land area: 21.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waukesha

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waukesha city

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

5.3% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,098 (+12.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH CTR 218 (1501 AIRPORT ROAD)
  • WAUKESHA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC (725 AMERICAN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Waukesha:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waukesha:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 37 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • ROCK CO (about 62 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waukesha:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Waukesha:

  • CARROLL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,332; Location: 100 N EAST AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 6 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 20 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 23 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 24 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)

Schools

Public high schools in Waukesha:

  • SOUTH HI (Students: 1,440; Location: 401 E ROBERTA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 1,419; Location: 3301 SAYLESVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH HI (Students: 1,335; Location: 2222 MICHIGAN AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HARVEY PHILIP ALT CHARTER SCH (Students: 115; Location: 621 W COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • PROJECT CHANGE (Students: 7; Location: 222 MAPLE AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Waukesha:

  • CATHOLIC MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,026; Location: 601 EAST COLLEGE AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • WAUKESHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 108; Location: PO BOX 31; Grades: KG – 12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER (Students: 51; Location: 1314 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Waukesha:

  • BUTLER MID (Students: 686; Location: 310 N HINE AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • HORNING MID (Students: 677; Location: 2000 WOLF RD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ROSE GLEN EL (Students: 658; Location: W273S3845 BROOKHILL DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CENTRAL MID (Students: 630; Location: 400 N GRAND AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SUMMIT VIEW EL (Students: 576; Location: 2100 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BETHESDA EL (Students: 495; Location: 730 S UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BANTING EL (Students: 492; Location: 2019 BUTLER DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • LOWELL EL (Students: 457; Location: 140 N GRANDVIEW BLVD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HEYER EL (Students: 431; Location: 1209 HEYER DR; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WHITE ROCK EL (Students: 407; Location: 1150 WHITEROCK AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Waukesha:

  • SAINT JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 260; Location: 822 NORTHEAST AVENUE; Grades: 6 – 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 1060 WHITE ROCK AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • WEST SUBURBAN CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 236; Location: 1721 NORTHVIEW RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SAINT WILLIAM GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 190; Location: 444 N MORELAND; Grades: PK – 5)
  • MOUNT CALVARY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 155; Location: 1941 MADISON STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHRIST THE LIFE LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 64; Location: 3031 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: PK – 3)
  • BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR DAY CARE – PS (Students: 30; Location: 1205 S EAST AVENUE; Grades: PK – 1)

Libraries

Library in Waukesha:

  • WAUKESHA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,945,032; Location: 321 WISCONSIN AVE.; 262,043 books; 13,392 audio materials; 11,209 video materials; 501 serial subscriptions)