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Waukesha County, Wisconsin Facts

Facts
State Wisconsin
Land area 549.6 square miles
Population Density 709.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 393,843
Population change 1%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 22.7%
65 and over 15.9%
Females 50.9%
White 93.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 4.5
Asian 3.1%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 1.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 96%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.2%
Veterans 26,579
Households and Housing
Households 153,422
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $75,850
The per capita income $37,577
Live below the poverty line. 5.4%
housing units 161,677
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $253,800
Residents owning their homes. 76.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 36,589
Women-owned firms 24.7%
Asian-owned firms 2.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 1%
Black-owned firms 0.8%
Native American-owned firms 0.3%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,955,006
Retail sales per capita $15,712
Manufacturers shipments $15,663,482
Merchant wholesaler sales $6,882,092