Waunakee, Wisconsin Population 2021

14,330
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Waunakee is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 14,330, it is the 62nd largest city in Wisconsin and the 2385th largest city in the United States. Waunakee is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 18.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,097 in 2010. Waunakee reached it's highest population of 14,330 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Waunakee has a population density of 2,011 people per square mile.

The average household income in Waunakee is $127,428 with a poverty rate of 4.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,013 per month, and the median house value is $346,300. The median age in Waunakee is 39.5 years, 37.2 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males.

Waunakee Demographics

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

  • White: 95.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Waunakee, Wisconsin is 14,330, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,913.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,097.

Waunakee, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,07095.19%
Two or More Races2321.69%
Asian2051.49%
Black or African American1260.92%
Some Other Race970.71%
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Waunakee Population by Race

Waunakee Population Pyramid 2021

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Waunakee Median Age

39.5


Total

37.2


Male

41.4


Female

Waunakee Adults

There are 9,748 adults, (1,827 of whom are seniors) in Waunakee.

Waunakee Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Waunakee Sex Ratio

Female

6,888

50.17%

Male

6,842

49.83%

Waunakee Population by Age

Waunakee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waunakee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
All75.9%24.1%
Female49.2%50.8%
Non Family48.6%51.4%
Male19.6%80.4%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waunakee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0062.7375.9
Married3,0603.3194.8
Non Family1,4121.3748.6
Female3662.9449.2
Male1682.8819.6

3.23

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Waunakee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade870.98%
9th to 12th Grade780.88%
High School Graduate1,46316.51%
Some College1,38615.64%
Associates Degree1,12612.71%
Bachelors Degree2,97033.52%
Graduate Degree1,75019.75%
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Waunakee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waunakee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4948,3414,547
Hispanic13813880
Asian13612482
Black6868
Other Race515124
Multiple Races242411

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.29%.

Waunakee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,857$78,568$48,829
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$40,234$45,960$37,266
Some College$50,191$59,917$43,725
Bachelors Degree$69,107$95,192$47,788
Graduate Degree$97,102$143,964$70,822

$60,857

Average Earnings

$78,568

Average Male

$48,829

Average Female

Waunakee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waunakee Language by Age

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Waunakee Language

96.56% of Waunakee residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Waunakee Language

Waunakee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7664843.79%
Black126126100.00%
Multiple2326427.59%

4.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.86%

Male Poverty Rate

5.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waunakee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waunakee is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waunakee is White, with 3.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.53%.

Waunakee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.36%
Some College4.16%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
Less Than High School0.00%

Waunakee Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.05%
Female Employed1.54%
Male Employed1.19%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Waunakee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waunakee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$112,845$127,428
Families$134,612$148,349
Married Families$149,122-
Non Families$47,870$72,302
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Income by Household Type

Waunakee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Waunakee Married by Age and Sex

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Waunakee 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.

Waunakee Marital Status by Race

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Waunakee Marital Status

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701

Number of Veterans

661

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War142
Korea122
World War II48

Waunakee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+255
35 to 54158
65 to 74146
55 to 64120
18 to 3422

Waunakee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6887.39%
Hispanic3220.13%
2 or More1327.66%

Waunakee Veterans by Race

Waunakee Veterans by Education

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4.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waunakee Veterans by Education

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71.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Waunakee Employment by Age

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Waunakee Employment by Race

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Waunakee 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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68.00%

Born in Wisconsin

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

1.65%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Waunakee residents were born in the United States, with 68.00% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Waunakee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,3301390.98%
202014,1911390.99%
201914,0521391.00%
201813,9131320.96%
201713,7811891.39%
201613,5923102.33%
201513,2822291.75%
201413,0532481.94%
201312,8051731.37%
201212,6322502.02%
201112,3822271.87%
201012,1553,1603.06%
20008,9953,0984.31%
19905,8972,0314.31%
19803,8660.00%

Waunakee Population by Year