Population of Cities in Wisconsin (2020)

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.

0
Over 1 Million
3
100,000 to 1 Million
84
10,000 to 100,000

Wisconsin has 0 cities with more than a million people, 3 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 84 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Wisconsin is Milwaukee, with a population of 581,949 people.

Milwaukee

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

581,949

Madison

Madison is the capital city of Wisconsin.

264,365

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.

105,163

Kenosha

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

99,487

Racine

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

77,211

Appleton

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

75,096

Waukesha

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

72,348

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.

69,950

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.

66,378

Janesville

Janesville is the largest city in Rock County.

64,585

Name 2020 Population Location
Milwaukee581,949Map
Madison264,365Map
Green Bay105,163Map
Kenosha99,487Map
Racine77,211Map
Appleton75,096Map
Waukesha72,348Map
Eau Claire69,950Map
Oshkosh66,378Map
Janesville64,585Map
West Allis58,695Map
La Crosse51,659Map
Wauwatosa48,983Map
Sheboygan48,245Map
Fond du Lac42,975Map
New Berlin39,800Map
Menomonee Falls38,791Map
Wausau38,269Map
Brookfield38,115Map
Oak Creek37,939Map
Beloit36,526Map
Greenfield36,216Map
Franklin35,984Map
Sun Prairie34,332Map
Manitowoc32,822Map
Fitchburg31,638Map
West Bend31,630Map
Mount Pleasant26,690Map
Neenah26,268Map
Superior26,115Map
Stevens Point25,736Map
De Pere25,445Map
Muskego25,302Map
Caledonia25,180Map
Mequon24,470Map
Watertown23,625Map
Pleasant Prairie20,893Map
South Milwaukee20,590Map
Germantown20,057Map
Howard19,947Map
Middleton19,571Map
Onalaska19,459Map
Marshfield18,098Map
Menasha18,090Map
Wisconsin Rapids17,962Map
Cudahy17,813Map
Ashwaubenon17,604Map
Oconomowoc16,964Map
Menomonie16,866Map
Beaver Dam16,257Map
Bellevue16,178Map
Kaukauna16,038Map
River Falls15,558Map
Hartford15,280Map
Weston15,185Map
Pewaukee15,082Map
Waunakee14,555Map
Verona14,313Map
Chippewa Falls14,171Map
Whitewater14,013Map
Greendale13,920Map
Hudson13,844Map
Allouez13,821Map
Suamico13,818Map
Whitefish Bay13,624Map
Shorewood13,590Map
Stoughton13,386Map
Plover13,188Map
Fort Atkinson12,874Map
Glendale12,533Map
Platteville12,387Map
Baraboo12,203Map
Little Chute11,925Map
Richfield11,859Map
Port Washington11,834Map
Brown Deer11,783Map
Grafton11,664Map
Cedarburg11,599Map
Waupun11,333Map
Two Rivers11,087Map
Oregon10,975Map
Sussex10,804Map
Burlington10,743Map
Monroe10,534Map
Marinette10,407Map
Portage10,311Map
DeForest10,146Map
Elkhorn9,754Map
Sparta9,746Map
Holmen9,598Map
Hobart9,580Map
Reedsburg9,498Map
Tomah9,453Map
Harrison9,318Map
St. Francis9,271Map
Hartland9,242Map
Merrill9,210Map
New Richmond9,140Map
Shawano8,898Map
Sturgeon Bay8,790Map
McFarland8,686Map
Plymouth8,607Map
Rice Lake8,491Map
Delafield8,469Map
Delavan8,388Map
Jefferson8,267Map
Monona8,260Map
Somers8,171Map
Mukwonago8,117Map
Altoona7,990Map
Lake Geneva7,965Map
Ripon7,959Map
Antigo7,891Map
Rhinelander7,817Map
Sheboygan Falls7,785Map
Ashland7,630Map
Mount Horeb7,615Map
Kronenwetter7,607Map
Hales Corners7,521Map
Cottage Grove7,449Map
New London7,170Map
Jackson7,134Map
Windsor7,037Map
Sturtevant6,880Map
Kimberly6,721Map
Lake Hallie6,704Map
Fox Point6,574Map
Elm Grove6,189Map
Twin Lakes6,084Map
Lake Mills5,944Map
Waupaca5,724Map
Edgerton5,645Map
Prairie du Chien5,604Map
Milton5,574Map
Slinger5,509Map
Waterford5,450Map
Rothschild5,410Map
Evansville5,406Map
Berlin5,272Map
North Fond du Lac5,124Map
Columbus5,111Map
Bristol5,071Map
Union Grove5,016Map
Richland Center4,978Map
Summit4,937Map
West Salem4,841Map
Mayville4,803Map
Bloomfield4,731Map
Cross Plains4,607Map
Dodgeville4,586Map
Viroqua4,485Map
Saukville4,479Map
Prairie du Sac4,478Map
Oconto4,397Map
Mauston4,384Map
Medford4,364Map
Bayside4,320Map
Prescott4,295Map
Clintonville4,258Map
East Troy4,252Map
Kewaskum4,112Map
West Milwaukee4,075Map
Baldwin3,980Map
Marshall3,977Map
Mosinee3,964Map
Stanley3,843Map
Rochester3,842Map
North Hudson3,805Map
Combined Locks3,706Map
Lancaster3,685Map
Merton3,658Map
Kiel3,649Map
Chilton3,642Map
Horicon3,566Map
Omro3,550Map
Pulaski3,532Map
Sauk City3,510Map
Black River Falls3,475Map
Bloomer3,473Map
Seymour3,449Map
Wrightstown3,446Map
Peshtigo3,344Map
Ellsworth3,328Map
Waterloo3,300Map
Barron3,299Map
Brodhead3,240Map
Howards Grove3,234Map
Arcadia3,225Map
Thiensville3,185Map
Ladysmith3,169Map
Tomahawk3,135Map
Wisconsin Dells3,117Map
Algoma3,101Map
Brillion3,100Map
Lodi3,083Map
Oostburg3,048Map
Johnson Creek3,017Map
Genoa City3,007Map
Lake Delton2,992Map
Sherwood2,961Map