Waukesha County Data Profile

Population/Demographics
Population (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Waukesha County 360,767 389,891 393,843
         
Municipalities (ranked by population)



Waukesha, city 64,825 70,718 71,016
New Berlin, city
38,220
39,584 39,834  
Brookfield, city 38,649 37,920 37,999
Menomonee Falls, village 32,647 35,626 35,924
Muskego, city 21,397 24,135 24,555
Oconomowoc, city 12,382 15,759 16,230
Pewaukee, city 11,783 13,195 13,827
Sussex, village
8,828 10,518 10,695  
Hartland, village
 7,905  9,110 9,192  
Pewaukee, village  8,170 8,166 8,215  
Mukwonago, village  6,162 7,355 7,494  
Delafield, village  6,472 7,085 7,149  
Elm Grove, village  6,249 5,934 5,949  
Summit, village
N.A.
4,673 4,711  
Merton, village  1,926 3,346 3,488  
Wales, village  2,523 2,549 2,564  
Dousman, village
 1,584 2,302 2,329  
North Prairie, village  1,571 2,141 2,147  
Eagle, village  1,707 1,950 1,956  
Butler, village  1,881 1,841 1,838  
Nashotah, village  1,266 1,395 1,395  
Big Bend, village  1,278 1,290 1,300  
Lannon, village  1,009 1,107 1,092  
Oconomowoc Lake, village
 564  595  600  
Chenequa, village
 583 590
598  
Lac La Belle, village 329 290 296  
         
Population/Demographic Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013 % dist (13)
Population by age:



Total 360,767 389,891 393,843 100.0
14 & under 77,901 75,878 72,120 18.3
15 to 24 41,587 44,813 46,966 11.9
25 to 34 42,266 40,172 41,489 10.5
35 to 44 65,173 51,771 47,979 12.2
45 to 54 56,475 68,404 64,535 16.4
55 to 64 33,931 53,165 57,944 14.7
65 + 43,434 55,688 62,810 15.9
Median age 38.1 42.0 42.9





Population by sex:



Male 177,484 191,355 193,434 49.1
Female 183,283 198,536 200,409 50.9





Population by race:



White 349,235 368,403 369,815 93.9
Black 2,729 4,996 5,580 1.4
American Indian 813 1,183 1,213 0.3
Asian 5,471 10,887 12,111 3.1
Native Hawaiian 97 147 202 0.1
Two or more 2,422 4,275 4,922 1.2





Hispanic/Latino (2) 9,503 16,123 17,724 4.5





Housing/Household Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Households 135,229 152,663 N.A.
Persons per household 2.63 2.52 N.A.





Housing Occupancy



All housing units 140,309 160,864 161,677
Occupied housing units 135,229 152,663 N.A.
Vacant housing units 5,080 8,201 N.A.





Housing Tenure



Occupied housing units 135,229 152,663 N.A.
Owner-occupied housing units 103,373 117,270 N.A.
Renter-occupied housing units 31,856 35,393 N.A.


Labor Force
Labor Market (3)
Labor Force Employment Unemployed % Unemployed
2003 211,615 201,387 10,228 4.8
2004 211,352 202,376 8,976 4.2
2005 212,871 204,610 8,261 3.9
2006 217,594  209,389  8,205  3.8
2007  214,897  206,418  8,479  3.9
2008
 214,423  205,942  8,481  4.0
2009
214,224 197,757 16,467 7.7
2010
215,348 199,281 16,067 7.5
2011 215,331 201,120 14,211 6.6
2012
214,286 201,272 13,014 6.1
2013 215,027 202,377 12,650 5.9





Payroll Employment by Industry (4)
2000 2010 2013 % dist. (13)
Total 222,339 218,776 229,375 100.0





Goods Producing 70,341 53,194 56,663 24.7
Natural resource & mining 655 524 489 0.2
Construction 15,463 11,889 12,558 5.5
Manufacturing 54,223 40,780 43,616 19.0





Service providing 151,998 165,582 172,712 75.3
Trade, transportation & utilities 49,007 45,806 46,882 20.4
   Wholesale trade 17,811 15,114 15,642 6.8
   Retail trade 24,078 23,560 24,072 10.5
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
7,118 7,132 7,165 3.1
Information 5,320 5,142 4,757 2.1
Financial activities 12,873 14,151 14,458 6.3
   Finance & insurance 10,425 11,502 11,629 5.1
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
2,448 2,649 2,829 1.2
Professional & business services 25,067 29,796 33,379 14.6
   Professional &
   technical services
11,872 11,439 12,912 5.6
   Management of
   companies
1,841 6,038 6,807 3.0
   Administrative &
   waste services
11,354 12,320 13,661 6.0
Educational & health services 20,442 27,205 28,854 12.6
   Educational services 1,407 2,192 2,451 1.1
   Health care & social
   assistance
19,035 25,014 26,403 11.5
Leisure & hospitality 15,569 18,322 19,566 8.5
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
3,041 3,411 3,474 1.5
   Accommodation &
   food services
12,,528 14,911 16,092 7.0
Other services, excluding public 6,765 7,723 7,969 3.5
Government 16,955 17,417 16,843 7.3





Employment by Occupation (5)
2009-2013 % dist.

Employed population 16 years and over 205,338 100.0

Management occupations 25,729 12.5

Business & financial operations occupations 13,969 6.8

Computer & mathematical occupations 7,521 3.7

Architecture & engineering occupations 5,889 2.9

Life, physical & social science occupations 1,232 0.6

Community & social services occupations 2,774 1.4

Legal occupations 2,180 1.1

Education, training & library occupations 11,397 5.6

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occ. 3,325 1.6

Healthcare Practitioner & technical occupations 14,501 7.1

Healthcare support occupations 3,531 1.7

Protective service occupations 2,739 1.3

Food preparation & serving related occupations 9,287 4.5

Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance occ. 4,501 2.2

Personal care & service occupations 5,557 2.7

Sales & related occupations 26,173 12.7

Office & administrative support occupations 29,337 14.3

Farming, fishing & forestry occupations 356 0.2

Construction & extractive occupations 7,352 3.6

Installation, maintenance & repair occupations 5,541 2.7

Production occupations 13,935 6.8

Transportation & material moving occupations 8,512 4.1






Worker Earnings by Industry - 2013 (4)
Employment Wages
(000)
Annual
average
earnings
Average
weekly
earnings
Total 229,375 $11,251,303 $49,052 $943





Goods Producing 56,663 3,453,687 60,952 1,172
Natural resource & mining 489 20,083 41,062 790
Construction 12,558 749,842 59,712 1,148
Manufacturing 43,616 2,683,762 61,532 1,183





Service providing 172,712 7,797,616 45,148 868
Trade, transportation & utilities 46,882 1,971,955 42,062 809
   Wholesale trade 15,645 1,035,431 66,183 1,273
   Retail trade 24,072 606,220 25,183 484
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
7,165 330,304 46,100 887
Information 4,757 351,296 73,842 1,420
Financial activities 14,458 993,042 68,683 1,321
   Finance & insurance 11,629 894,875 76,952 1,480
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
2,829 98,168 34,697 667
Professional & business services 33,379 1,929,396 57,802 1,112
   Professional &
   technical services
12,912 907,470 70,281 1,352
   Management of
   companies
6,807 571,405 83,948 1,614
   Administrative &
   waste services
13,661 450,522 32,979 634
Educational & health services 28,854 1,283,533 44,484 855
   Educational services 2,451 81,412 33,216 639
   Health care & social
   assistance
26,403 1,202,120 45,530 876
Leisure & hospitality 19,566 280,404 14,331 276
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
3,474 58,827 16,933 326
   Accommodation &
   food services
16,092 221,577 13,769 265
Other services, excluding public 7,969 244,741 30,714 591
Government 16,843 743,131 44,121 848


Education
Educational Attainment (6)
2009-2013 % dist.


Population 25 years & over 271,135 100.0

Less than 9th grade 3,838 1.4

9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,171 3.0

High school graduate (incl. equivalency) 67,848 25.0

Some college, no degree 57,605 21.2

Associates degree 24,700 9.1

Bachelor’s degree 73,646 27.2

Graduate or professional degree 35,327 13.0







% high school graduate or higher 95.6

% bachelor’s degree or higher 40.2







Primary & Secondary Education (7)
Private Public Total

Enrollment (13-14) 11,517 62,656 74,173

High School Graduates (12-13) 626 5,136 5,762







Public School Districts with High Schools (8)





District (grade span) Enrollment
13/14
Student teacher ratio 13/14 Current expenditure per student 12/13 Graduates 12/13 ACT composite score 13/14
Arrowhead UHS (9-12) 2,257 17.5 $10,270 549 24.8
Elmbrook (PK-12) 6,945 13.3 11,241 647 25.0
Hamilton (PK-12) 4,685 15.1 9,196 357 24.1
Kettle Moraine (PK-12) 4,117 14.6 9,920 382 23.2
Menomonee Falls (PK-12) 4,200 13.8 10,992 380 23.7
Mukwonago (PK-12) 4,710 14.7 9,439 401 23.7
Muskego-Norway (PK-12) 4,886 15.4 9,772 460 23.8
New Berlin (PK-12) 4,602 14.4 10,065 377 24.5
Oconomowoc Area (PK-12) 5,224 14.6 9,523 349 23.5
Pewaukee (PK-12) 2,803 15.9 9,622 150 24.4
Waukesha (PK-12) 13,678 14.3 10,016 1,084 22.4


Economy/Income
Personal Income (9)
Total (000) Per Capita  
2003 $16,026,026 $42,875  
2004 16,957,559 45,071  
2005
17,796,090 46,970  
2006 19,531,740 51,291  
2007 20,223,203 52,632  
2008
20,854,241 53,930  
2009 20,295,929 52,180  
2010
20,557,472
52,707  
2011
22,004,127
56,321  
2012
23,114,842
58,895  
2013
23,385,831
 59,379  



 
Private Nonfarm Establishments (10)
2000 2010  2012
Total 12,569 12,520  12,472



 
Goods Producing 2,774 2,390  2,319
Natural resource & mining 27 28  26
Construction 1,610 1,402  1,345
Manufacturing 1,137 960  948



 
Service providing 9,795 10,130  10,153
Trade, transportation & utilities 2,963 2,719  2,680
   Wholesale trade 1,248 1,091  1,066
   Retail trade 1,415 1,317  1,316
   Transp., warehousing & utilities 300 311  298
Information 209 205  220
Financial activities 1,352 1,481  1,459
   Finance & insurance 906 1,063  1,071
   Real estate, rental & leasing 446 418  388
Professional & business services 2,107 2,199  2,191
   Professional & technical services 1,268 1,330  1,328
   Management of companies 95 123  127
   Administrative & waste services 744 746  736
Educational & health services 1,098 1,439  1,494
   Educational services 119 177  160
   Health care & social assistance 979 1,262  1,334
Leisure & hospitality 820 995 1,028
   Arts, entertainment & recreation 160 196  206
   Accommodation & food services 660 799  822
Other services, excluding public 1,094 1,075  1,073
Unclassified & auxiliary 152 17  8



 
Private establishments 1,000+ employees 6 10  9



 
Selected Economic Statistics

 
Median household income (2013) ($) (11)
75,368
 
% of population in poverty (2013) (11)
5.7%
 



 
Manufacturing shipments (2007) ($000) (12)
15,663,482
 
Wholesalers, merchant, sales (2007) ($000) (12)
6,882,092
 
Retail sales (2007) ($000) (12)
5,955,006
 
Retail sales per capita (2007) ($) (12)
15,712
 


Major Private Sector Employers (13)
Company Product or service Employment range
Kohl's Corp. Department stores 1000+
Quad/Graphics Inc.
Commercial printing
1000+
ProHealth Care Health care services 1000+
Target Corporation Department stores 1000+
GE Healthcare Medical imaging devices 1000+
Community Memorial Hospital Health care services 1000+
Cooper Industries Electrical transformers 1000+
BMO Harris Bank
Banking services 1000+
BuySeasons
Online retailer
1000+
Generac Power Systems
Generators
500-999
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php
(2) Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any race
(3) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
(4) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW), www.bls.gov/cew/home.htm
(5) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), www.bls.gov/oes/home.htm
(6) U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 & 2000 Decennial Census, factfinder.census.gov
(7) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, dpi.wi.gov/sig/dm-demographics.html
(8) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, data.dpi.state.wi.us/data/selschool.asp
(9) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accounts, www.bea.gov/bea/regional/reis
(10) U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html
(11) U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, www.census.gov/acs/www/
(12) U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census, www.census.gov/econ/census07
(13) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/largest_employers