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Population (year 2000): 47,271. Estimated population in July 2005: 45,014 (-4.8% change)
Males: 21,900 (46.3%), Females: 25,371 (53.7%)

Milwaukee County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $54,519 (year 2000)
Median house value: $138,600 (year 2000)

Wauwatosa, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Wauwatosa:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (49.5%), Irish (16.9%), Polish (11.1%), English (8.1%), Italian (5.7%), Norwegian (5.2%).

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Elevation: 672 feet

Land area: 13.2 square miles

Wauwatosa,

For population 25 years and over in Wauwatosa

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wauwatosa city

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3.8% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,057 (-4.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allis, WI (3.6 miles West pop. 61,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Milwaukee, (4.8 miles pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (87.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Allis, WI (3.6 miles West Grove, WI (4.2 miles Elm Butler, WI (4.5 miles) , Milwaukee, WI (4.7 miles West WI Milwaukee, (4.8 miles WI (6.1 miles Brookfield, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 3 buildings, average cost: $142,700

Latitude: 43.06 N, Longitude: 88.03 W


Wauwatosa, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.6%), Manufacturing (14.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.5%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,576 (+39.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,772 (23.8%)


 

Crime in Wauwatosa by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 2.1 0.0 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 6 11 8 7 10 14
    per 100,000 12.7 23.3 16.9 14.8 21.2 29.6
Robberies 66 84 68 60 72 75
    per 100,000 139.6 177.7 143.9 126.9 152.3 158.7
Assaults 54 45 28 20 51 48
    per 100,000 114.2 95.2 59.2 42.3 107.9 101.5
Burglaries 264 263 270 292 303 239
    per 100,000 558.5 556.4 571.2 617.7 641.0 505.6
Thefts 1,653 1,950 1,968 1,861 1,565 1,608
    per 100,000 3496.9 4125.2 4163.2 3936.9 3310.7 3401.7
Auto thefts 161 154 176 146 108 111
    per 100,000 340.6 325.8 372.3 308.9 228.5 234.8
278.1 311.7 300.2 277.9 271.3 270.0


Average climate in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wauwatosa-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Wauwatosa city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/22/1964, a category 4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Allan Hanson - College basketball player (Wisc. Milwaukee Panthers).


Main business address for: BRIGGS & STRATTON CORP (ENGINES & TURBINES).


Hospital/medical center in Wauwatosa:
  • AURORA PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (1220 DEWEY AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wauwatosa:
  • FROEDTERT MEMORIAL LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • MILWAUKEE CO MENTAL HEALTH COMPLEX (about 2 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)
  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (about 4 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wauwatosa:
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 34 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • WITTMAN REGIONAL (about 74 miles; OSHKOSH, WI; ID: OSH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wauwatosa:
  • LAWRENCE J TIMMERMAN (about 3 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MWC)
  • AERO PARK (about 10 miles; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; ID: 76C)
  • CAPITOL (about 10 miles; BROOKFIELD, WI; ID: 02C)

Amtrak station near Wauwatosa:
  • 8 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 34 $128,715 $45,428 0 $0
Local Libraries 13 $49,343 $45,547 36 $25,948
Firefighters 110 $481,355 $52,511 0 $0
Other Government Administration 20 $60,646 $36,387 21 $11,548
Police - Other 27 $76,600 $34,044 6 $6,398
Health 10 $39,113 $46,935 4 $6,571
Financial Administration 25 $82,569 $39,633 3 $5,451
Solid Waste Management 11 $22,705 $24,769 0 $0
Fire - Other 7 $27,011 $46,304 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 91 $401,562 $52,953 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $19,105 $45,852 3 $6,483
Parks and Recreation 6 $19,027 $38,054 1 $1,384
Streets and Highways 55 $231,666 $50,545 0 $0
Water Supply 20 $73,359 $44,015 0 $0
Totals for Government 434 $1,712,775 $47,357 74 $63,783


College/University in Wauwatosa:
  • WAUWATOSA REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE INC (Location: 11622 W NORTH AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wauwatosa:
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 6 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 9 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 4,913)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 13 miles; MEQUON, WI; FT enrollment: 3,654)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
Public high schools in Wauwatosa:
  • EAST HI (Students: 1,211; Location: 7500 MILWAUKEE AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WEST HI (Students: 974; Location: 11400 W CENTER ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Wauwatosa:
  • KRADWELL SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 1220 DEWEY AVE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Wauwatosa:
  • LONGFELLOW MID (Students: 878; Location: 7600 W NORTH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WHITMAN MID (Students: 613; Location: 11100 W CENTER ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT EL (Students: 432; Location: 2535 N 73RD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MCKINLEY EL (Students: 432; Location: 2435 N 89TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • EISENHOWER EL (Students: 379; Location: 11600 W CENTER ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WASHINGTON EL (Students: 374; Location: 2166 N 68TH ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • UNDERWOOD EL (Students: 331; Location: 11132 W POTTER RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 314; Location: 6927 MAPLE TER; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 304; Location: 1741 N WAUWATOSA AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WILSON EL (Students: 252; Location: 1060 N GLENVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Wauwatosa:
  • ST JUDE THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 8042 ST JUDE COURT; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST KING SCHOOL (Students: 452; Location: 2646 NORTH SWAN BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 10025 WEST NORTH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BERNARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 7440 HARWOOD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MERCY ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: 2160 WAUWATOSA AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PILGRIM LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 6717 WEST CENTER STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHNS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN (Students: 130; Location: 1278 DEWEY AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PIUS X SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 2520 WAUWATOSA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Wauwatosa:
  • WAUWATOSA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,626,107; Location: 7635 W. NORTH AVE.; 175,732 books; 11,082 audio materials; 8,277 video materials; 306 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Wauwatosa: Blue Mound Country Club (A), Lutheran Childrens Home (B), Lutheran Altenheim (C), Lowell Damon House Museum (D), Germania Hall (E), Martha Washington Home For Girls (F), Wauwatosa Womans Club (G), Wauwatosa Memorial Civic Center (H), Wauwatosa City Hall (I).

Shopping Centers: Currie Park Shopping Center (1), Mayfair Mall Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Wauwatosa include: Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church (A), Wauwatosa Methodist Church (B), Good News Chapel (C), Pilgrim Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church (E), Apostolic Christian Church (F), Underwood Memorial Baptist Church (G), Trinity Episcopal Church (H).

Cemeteries: Wauwatosa Cemetery (1), Pinelawn Memorial Park (2).

Creeks: Underwood Creek (A), Honey Creek (B).

Parks in Wauwatosa include: Gravel Sholes Park (1), Currie Park (2), Menomonee River Parkway (3), Charles C Jacobus Park (4), Wisconsin Avenue Park (5), Madison Park (6).


Wauwatosa compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Wauwatosa:
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYI (1340 AM; 1 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WGLB (1560 AM; 0 kW; ELM GROVE, WI)
  • 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.)
  • WNOV (860 AM; 0 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: COURIER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wauwatosa:
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMSE (91.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING)

TV broadcast stations around Wauwatosa:
  • 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.))
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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