Waukesha is a city located in Waukesha County Wisconsin. It is also the county seat of Waukesha County. With a 2020 population of 71,991, it is the 7th largest city in Wisconsin and the 509th largest city in the United States . Waukesha is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 1.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,718 in 2010. Waukesha reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 26 miles, Waukesha has a population density of 2,821 people per square mile.
The average household income in Waukesha is $81,370 with a poverty rate of 10.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $944 per month, and the median house value is $212,700. The median age in Waukesha is 36.1 years, 35.4 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.