Population of Cities in Wisconsin (2017)

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
68
10,000 to 100,000

With a population of 5,795,147 people, Wisconsin is the 20th most populous U.S. state. Milwaukee is the most populated state with a population of over 600,000. The state capital of Madison comes in second in terms of population but falls significantly behind, with 2017 estimates putting the population at just 248,951 inhabitants. Green Bay is the only other city in the state to have a population that exceeds 100,000. There are a total of 83 cities that have populations of at least 10,000 but not more than 100,000.

In all, there are 190 cities in Wisconsin. There are also municipalities in the state that are designated as towns or villages, however villages are not incorporated. There are seven incorporated cities that have populations of less than 1,000 people. The smallest of these is Bayfield, a city located in Bayfield County, which has a population of 487 people per the 2010 U.S. Census. Cities in this state are divided into classes: first class, second class, third class and fourth class.

Wisconsin has 0 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 68 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Wisconsin is Milwaukee, with a population of 595,047 people.

Milwaukee

This city is the 31st largest in the country and is the fifth-largest in the Midwest region.

595,047

Madison

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin.

252,551

Green Bay

This industrial city also offers appealing attractions and events for residents and visitors, including the Neville Public Museum and the NFL games with the Green Bay Packers.

105,139

Kenosha

This city is also one of the largest cities located on Lake Michigan.

99,631

Racine

Racine is not just one of the largest cities in the state, but it is also one of the most affordable.

77,571

Appleton

Appleton is located on the Fox River, and it hosts many annual events that appeal to residents and tourists.

74,370

Waukesha

Waukesha was once known as Prairieville until the name was changed in 1847.

72,363

Eau Claire

The name of this city means 'Clear Waters,' and was named as such because of the waters of what is now known as the Eau Claire River.

68,339

Oshkosh

The city's downtown area has recently revitalized culture with the addition of the Leach Amphitheater, which joins the Farmers Markets and Grand Opera House.

66,579

Janesville

Janesville is the largest city in Rock County.

64,159

Name 2017 Population
Milwaukee595,047
Madison252,551
Green Bay105,139
Kenosha99,631
Racine77,571
Appleton74,370
Waukesha72,363
Eau Claire68,339
Oshkosh66,579
Janesville64,159
La Crosse52,109
Sheboygan48,686
New Berlin39,803
Wausau38,872
Brookfield38,016
Menomonee Falls36,769
Beloit36,757
Franklin36,131
Oak Creek35,881
Manitowoc32,936
Sun Prairie32,820
West Bend31,702
Superior26,475
Stevens Point26,423
Neenah25,914
Caledonia24,910
De Pere24,893
Muskego24,882
Mequon24,086
Watertown23,817
South Milwaukee21,052
Pleasant Prairie20,734
Germantown20,027
Middleton19,109
Onalaska18,697
Marshfield18,467
Cudahy18,200
Wisconsin Rapids17,887
Menasha17,856
Oconomowoc16,526
Beaver Dam16,476
Menomonie16,464
Kaukauna15,900
River Falls15,339
Hartford14,605
Whitewater14,517
Pewaukee14,371
Greendale14,211
Chippewa Falls14,084
Hudson13,631
Waunakee13,607
Stoughton13,134
Verona12,969
Suamico12,588
Plover12,552
Fort Atkinson12,541
Platteville12,537
Baraboo12,173
Port Washington11,642
Richfield11,622
Grafton11,568
Cedarburg11,518
Waupun11,333
Two Rivers11,261
Little Chute11,250
Sussex10,765
Monroe10,723
Marinette10,695
Burlington10,668
Portage10,365
Oregon10,264
Elkhorn9,853
Sparta9,695
Holmen9,628
Reedsburg9,537
Tomah9,405
Merrill9,225
Hartland9,212
Shawano9,054
Sturgeon Bay8,910
New Richmond8,897
Plymouth8,529
Rice Lake8,404
Delavan8,385
Somers8,300
Jefferson8,024
Ashland7,957
Antigo7,864
Sheboygan Falls7,824
Lake Geneva7,821
Mukwonago7,820
Ripon7,764
Hales Corners7,674
Rhinelander7,589
Delafield7,494
Altoona7,489
Mount Horeb7,462
New London7,170
Cottage Grove6,996
Sturtevant6,937
Jackson6,933
Windsor6,785
Kimberly6,739
Elm Grove6,174
Twin Lakes6,081
Waupaca5,946
Lake Mills5,836
Milton5,580
Edgerton5,552
Berlin5,395
Waterford5,378
Rothschild5,347
Slinger5,287
Evansville5,265
Columbus5,030
Richland Center5,017
Bristol5,008
West Salem4,967
Mayville4,941
Union Grove4,920
Dodgeville4,751
Saukville4,470
Oconto4,463
Clintonville4,405
Viroqua4,395
Mauston4,375
Medford4,337
East Troy4,282
Prescott4,229
Cross Plains4,148
Kewaskum4,103
Mosinee4,012
Baldwin3,974
Marshall3,938
Chilton3,828
Rochester3,782
Lancaster3,760
Kiel3,700
Stanley3,660
Horicon3,656
Merton3,592
Combined Locks3,577
Omro3,556
Black River Falls3,550
Pulaski3,544
Bloomer3,509
Sauk City3,495
Seymour3,443
Peshtigo3,407
Wrightstown3,353
Waterloo3,333
Barron3,311
Brodhead3,276
Ellsworth3,229
Tomahawk3,201
Ladysmith3,184
Boscobel3,150
New Holstein3,129
Brillion3,127
Algoma3,098
Lodi3,059
Arcadia3,057
Genoa City3,022
Oostburg2,985
Lake Delton2,974
Johnson Creek2,939
Sherwood2,886
Kewaunee2,869
Amery2,839
Walworth2,838
Oconto Falls2,834
Wisconsin Dells2,808
Hortonville2,734
Juneau2,718
Somerset2,717
Mondovi2,634
Spooner2,597
Williams Bay2,594
Wales2,582
Luxemburg2,557
Deerfield2,524
Osceola2,517
New Lisbon2,499
Poynette2,498
Mineral Point2,491
Fennimore2,487
Nekoosa2,443
Winneconne2,435
Belleville2,430
Neillsville2,430
Silver Lake2,408
Darlington2,376
Lomira2,366
Hayward2,317
Dousman2,317
Park Falls2,292
Belgium2,285
Westby2,271
Abbotsford2,259
Fredonia2,243