Elm Grove, Wisconsin Population 2024

6,249

Elm Grove is a city located in Waukesha County Wisconsin. Elm Grove has a 2024 population of 6,249. Elm Grove is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -4.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,517 in 2020.

The average household income in Elm Grove is $173,006 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median age in Elm Grove is 42.7 years: 39.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Elm Grove Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elm Grove was:

  • White: 88.75%
  • Asian: 3.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.85%
  • Black or African American: 3.17%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,916.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.11% (-268)
The current population of Elm Grove, Wisconsin is 6,249 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,517.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,72088.75%
Asian2493.86%
Two or more races2483.85%
Black or African American2043.17%
Other race240.37%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Elm Grove Population by Race

Elm Grove Population Pyramid 2024

Elm Grove Median Age

42.7

Total

39.4

Male

44.5

Female

Elm Grove Adults

There are 4,746 adults, (1,374 of whom are seniors) in Elm Grove.

Elm Grove Age Dependency

91.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Elm Grove Sex Ratio

Female3,29751.16%
Male3,14848.84%

Elm Grove Population by Age

Elm Grove Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1912.8589.210.8
Married1,4273.3496.13.9
Non Family5111.067525
Female2133.779.320.7
Male403.877.522.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Elm Grove Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade431%
Associates Degree2064.8%
Bachelors Degree1,78541.61%
Graduate Degree1,04424.34%
High School Graduate54312.66%
Less Than 9th Grade30.07%
Some College66615.52%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Elm Grove Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elm Grove Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9233,8772,551
Asian14014094
Hispanic105105101
2+ Races959582
Black34348
Other Race773

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 96.19%.

Elm Grove Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$84,758$103,906$73,042
Graduate Degree$82,330$118,214$78,143
High School Graduate$32,112$31,983$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$18,750$0
Overall$79,922$86,250$71,089
Some College$59,890$80,514$0

$79,922

Average Earnings

$86,250

Average Male

$71,089

Average Female

Elm Grove Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elm Grove Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Elm Grove Language

93.76% of Elm Grove residents speak only English, while 6.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Elm Grove Language

Elm Grove Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,4572454.49%
Black204167.84%
Hispanic294144.76%
Asian249135.22%
Other24312.5%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.87%

Male Poverty Rate

6.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elm Grove

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elm Grove is Other, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elm Grove is White, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

Elm Grove Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School14.55%
Less Than 9th Grade6.52%
Some College4.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Elm Grove Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.55%
Female Employed0.21%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Elm Grove Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elm Grove Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$148,388$183,793
Households$126,996$173,006
Married Families$154,028$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,332$129,154

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Elm Grove Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Elm Grove Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Elm Grove Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Elm Grove Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Elm Grove Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

144

Number of Veterans

126

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
Korea20
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War7
World War II2

Elm Grove Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+108
35 to 5424
65 to 7412
18 to 340
55 to 640

Elm Grove Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1373.18%
2+ Races77.37%

Elm Grove Veterans by Race

Elm Grove Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elm Grove Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Elm Grove Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Elm Grove Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Elm Grove Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.72%

Born in Elm Grove

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

2.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Elm Grove residents were born in the United States, with 70.72% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Elm Grove Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,914-67-1.12%
20285,981-67-1.11%
20276,048-67-1.1%
20266,115-67-1.08%
20256,182-67-1.07%
20246,249-67-1.06%
20236,316-14-0.22%
20226,330-186-2.85%
20216,516-1-0.02%
20206,5173776.14%
20196,140-20-0.32%
20186,160-14-0.23%
20176,17440.06%
20166,17080.13%
20156,162-14-0.23%
20146,1762233.75%
20135,95340.07%
20125,949230.39%
20115,926-5-0.08%
20105,93100%
20006,249-12-0.19%
19906,261-474-7.04%
19806,735-466-6.47%
19707,2012,20744.19%
19604,994-920-15.56%
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Elm Grove Population by Year