Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI

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2022 Population
118,217
0.616% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
46.2
1.99% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.16%
6.15% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$113,767
6.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$391,600
12% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI had a population of 118k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $113,767. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI grew from 117,493 to 118,217, a 0.616% increase and its median household income grew from $106,632 to $113,767, a 6.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%), White (Hispanic) (1.47%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.39%).

3.94% of the households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are Nashotah House (27 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was $391,600, and the homeownership rate was 83.3%.

Most people in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI is home to a population of 118k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.77% of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.28k people).

In 2022, there were 50.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.84k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are Spanish (1,528 households), German (784 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (312 households).

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    109k ± 1.22k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 394
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.84k ± 402
3.33%
Hispanic Population
3.94k people

In 2022, there were 50.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (109k people) in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.84k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.33% of the people in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are hispanic (3.94k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.77%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.28k people
2.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.32k people

As of 2022, 2.77% of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI residents (3.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was 2.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,528 households (1.36%)
  2. German
    784 households (0.697%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    312 households (0.277%)

3.94% of the households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was Spanish. 1.36% of the households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,689 ± 450
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,092 ± 303
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    716 ± 177

Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI employs 59.8k people. The largest industries in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are Elementary & secondary schools (3,738 people), Construction (3,699 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,960 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($237,312), Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($210,944), and Employment services ($178,976).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,596
Women
46.1%
32,316
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI in 2020 was 59,912 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI.

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Occupations

59.8k
2022 Value
0.593%
1 Year growth
± 0.593%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 0.593%, from 59.5k employees to 59.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI, are Other managers (2,233 people), Registered nurses (1,839 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,585 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.8k
2022 Value
0.593%
1 Year growth
± 0.593%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 0.593%, from 59.5k employees to 59.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,738 people), Construction (3,699 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,960 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$74,884
Median earning men ± $2,576
$46,395
Median earning women ± $1,180

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($110,882), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($99,601), and Information ($97,663).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,204), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,673), and Wholesale Trade ($60,679).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wisconsin over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI awarded 27 degrees. The student population of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 111 male students and 19 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are White (22 and 81.5%), followed by Unknown (2 and 7.41%), Black or African American (1 and 3.7%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 3.7%).

The largest universities in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are Nashotah House (27 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI are Theological Studies (10 and 37%), Divinity & Ministry (10 and 37%), and Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (7 and 25.9%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.216% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.265% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (27.6k), High School or Equivalent (21k), and Some college (20.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was $391,600 in 2022, which is 1.39 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $349,500 to $391,600, a 12% increase. The homeownership rate in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI is 83.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 26.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI is $113,767. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

Property

$391,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,920
$38,407
Median Property Taxes
±$1,129

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

83.3%
Homeownership
2022
64.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83.3% of the housing units in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$113,767
Median Household Income
± $3,800
46.1k
Number of Households
± 1,490

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.1k households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI grew to $113,767 from the previous year's value of $106,632.

The following chart displays the households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI

In 2022, the income inequality in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.585% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.3%)
  3. Carpooled (4.38%)

In 2022, 80.5% of workers in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.3%) and those who carpooled to work (4.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (26.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI (4.88k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 63.4% on employee plans, 4.49% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see 1255 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1267 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,255 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,255 patients per year. This represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1,267 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wisconsin in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.4% under 18 years, 14.4% between 18 and 34 years, 43.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.26%
Uninsured
63.4%
Employer Coverage
4.49%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI declined by 3.97% from 3.39% to 3.26%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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