Port Washington, Wisconsin Population 2021

12,081
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Port Washington is a city located in Ozaukee County Wisconsin. It is also the county seat of Ozaukee County. With a 2020 population of 12,081, it is the 77th largest city in Wisconsin and the 2711th largest city in the United States . Port Washington is currently growing at a rate of 0.71% annually and its population has increased by 7.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,250 in 2010. Port Washington reached it's highest population of 12,081 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Port Washington has a population density of 2,074 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Washington is $78,939 with a poverty rate of 6.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $890 per month, and the median house value is $197,900. The median age in Port Washington is 40.5 years, 40.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Port Washington Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Port Washington was:

  • White: 94.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Port Washington, Wisconsin is 12,081 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,826.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,250.

Port Washington, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,07994.20%
Two or More Races2512.13%
Some Other Race1641.39%
Asian1100.94%
Black or African American970.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.51%
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Port Washington Population by Race

Port Washington Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Washington Median Age

40.5


Total

40.8


Male

40.5


Female

Port Washington Adults

There are 9,155 adults, (2,079 of whom are seniors) in Port Washington.

Port Washington Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Washington Sex Ratio

Female

6,128

52.10%

Male

5,633

47.90%

Port Washington Population by Age

Port Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Male83.8%16.2%
All65%35%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female27%73%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0452.2765
Married2,5452.9385.6
Non Family1,9131.1945.9
Female4703.0327
Male1172.5583.8

2.88

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Port Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1391.64%
9th to 12th Grade1952.31%
High School Graduate2,16725.62%
Some College2,03424.05%
Associates Degree86910.28%
Bachelors Degree2,16225.56%
Graduate Degree89110.54%
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Port Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,9397,6862,937
Hispanic25723462
Other Race838321
Asian747422
2+ Races696923
Black6443
Native American54179

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.99%.

Port Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,872$55,466$32,956
Less Than 9th Grade$$$11,463
High School Graduate$36,042$49,353$24,898
Some College$37,115$54,625$29,154
Bachelors Degree$50,906$63,167$43,906
Graduate Degree$66,821$68,906$62,870

$43,872

Average Earnings

$55,466

Average Male

$32,956

Average Female

Port Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Washington Language by Age

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Port Washington Language

96.23% of Port Washington residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Port Washington Language

Port Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6306015.65%
Hispanic4288920.79%
Other1595534.59%
Asian11065.45%

6.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.22%

Male Poverty Rate

7.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Washington is Other, with 34.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Washington is Asian, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.29%.

Port Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.53%
Some College6.00%
High School5.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Port Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.22%
Male Employed2.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Port Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,167$78,939
Families$82,131$95,777
Married Families$95,487-
Non Families$40,983$48,221
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Income by Household Type

Port Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Port Washington 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.

Port Washington Marital Status by Race

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Port Washington Marital Status

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681

Number of Veterans

633

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam277
First Gulf War146
Second Gulf War91
Korea20
World War II6

Port Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74193
35 to 54187
55 to 64157
75+132
18 to 3412

Port Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6517.44%
2+ Races1521.74%
Native American915.00%
Black67.59%

Port Washington Veterans by Race

Port Washington Veterans by Education

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5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Washington Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Port Washington Employment by Age

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Port Washington Employment by Race

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Port Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.60%

Born in Port Washington

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of Port Washington residents were born in the United States, with 77.60% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Port Washington Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,081850.71%
202011,996850.71%
201911,911850.72%
201811,826390.33%
201711,7871301.12%
201611,657660.57%
201511,591-15-0.13%
201411,6062061.81%
201311,400-34-0.30%
201211,434630.55%
201111,371760.67%
201011,2958280.76%
200010,4671,1291.15%
19909,3387260.81%
19808,612-140-0.16%
19708,7522,7683.88%
19605,9841,2292.33%
19504,7557091.63%
19404,0463530.92%
19303,6933531.01%
19203,340-452-1.26%
19103,7927822.34%
19003,0100.00%

Port Washington Population by Year