West Allis, Wisconsin Population 2021

60,850
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West Allis is a city located in Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 60,850, it is the 11th largest city in Wisconsin and the 630th largest city in the United States . West Allis is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,411 in 2010. West Allis reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 11 miles, West Allis has a population density of 5,347 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Allis is $62,101 with a poverty rate of 11.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $146,100. The median age in West Allis is 37.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

West Allis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Alliswas:

  • White: 82.11%
  • Black or African American: 6.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Asian: 2.73%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of West Allis, Wisconsin is 60,850 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 59,890.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 60,411.

West Allis, Wisconsin Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,577,5501,1900.08%
20201,576,3601,1800.07%
20191,575,1801,1800.07%
20181,574,000-440-0.03%
20171,574,440-1,560-0.10%
20161,576,000-500-0.03%
20151,576,5001,5000.10%
20141,575,0003,2700.21%
20131,571,7304,4800.29%
20121,567,2505,9500.38%
20111,561,3004,6200.30%
20101,556,6800.00%

West Allis Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,28682.11%
Black or African American4,1376.89%
Two or More Races2,2923.82%
Some Other Race2,1413.57%
Asian1,6412.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native5250.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.00%
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West Allis Population by Race

West Allis Population Pyramid $2021

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West Allis Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

39.5


Female

West Allis Adults

There are 47,796 adults, (9,177 of whom are seniors) in West Allis.

West Allis Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Allis Sex Ratio

Female

30,718

51.18%

Male

29,307

48.82%

West Allis Population by Age

West Allis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Allis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38.8%61.2%
Female41.6%58.4%
Male49%51%
All52%48%
Married74.4%25.6%

52.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Allis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2452.1752
Non Family13,4931.2338.8
Married9,5343.0974.4
Female2,9143.1641.6
Male1,3042.9949

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Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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West Allis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3232.99%
9th to 12th Grade1,9504.41%
High School Graduate15,02133.99%
Some College10,33223.38%
Associates Degree4,69510.63%
Bachelors Degree8,02218.15%
Graduate Degree2,8446.44%
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West Allis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Allis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,93632,7768,899
Hispanic4,0453,273462
Black2,8262,662593
Other Race1,3271,07256
Asian1,3021,158656
2+ Races915880220
Native American36232483

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.38%.

West Allis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,131$44,348$34,490
Less Than 9th Grade$25,608$31,336$22,634
High School Graduate$35,815$41,702$28,180
Some College$38,911$43,935$32,561
Bachelors Degree$48,785$54,375$45,642
Graduate Degree$54,388$56,397$53,451

$40,131

Average Earnings

$44,348

Average Male

$34,490

Average Female

West Allis Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Allis Language by Age

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West Allis Language

88.88% of West Allis residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.47% of the population.

West Allis Language

West Allis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,5473,9038.96%
Hispanic8,0931,70921.12%
Black4,0351,15528.62%
Multiple2,25954023.90%
Other2,13425011.72%
Asian1,64124414.87%
Native525132.48%

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Allis

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Allis is Black, with 28.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Allis is Native, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.05%.

West Allis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.54%
High School13.56%
Some College10.70%
Bachelors or Greater5.11%

West Allis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Unemployed23.92%
Female Employed6.38%
Male Employed3.62%

West Allis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Allis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,325$62,101
Families$68,743$78,197
Married Families$81,628$89,876
Non Families$36,014$43,485
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Income by Household Type

West Allis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

West Allis Married by Age and Sex

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West Allis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Allis Marital Status by Race

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West Allis Marital Status

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3,571

Number of Veterans

3,209

Male Veterans

362

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,394
Second Gulf War643
First Gulf War471
Korea269
World War II207

West Allis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74990
55 to 64784
35 to 54749
75+694
18 to 34354

West Allis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3218.26%
Hispanic2104.21%
Black2026.26%
2+ Races221.98%
Other Race161.05%
Asian50.37%
Native American51.30%

West Allis Veterans by Race

West Allis Veterans by Education

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6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Allis Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Allis Employment by Age

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West Allis Employment by Race

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West Allis 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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78.91%

Born in West Allis

93.62%

Native Born

6.38%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.62% of West Allis residents were born in the United States, with 78.91% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Allis Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202160,8504800.80%
202060,3704800.80%
201959,8904800.81%
201859,410-435-0.73%
201759,845-486-0.81%
201660,331-378-0.62%
201560,709-56-0.09%
201460,765-38-0.06%
201360,8031080.18%
201260,6952030.34%
201160,492740.12%
201060,418-836-0.14%
200061,254-1,967-0.32%
199063,221-761-0.12%
198063,982-7,667-1.13%
197071,6493,4920.50%
196068,15725,1984.72%
195042,9596,5951.68%
194036,3641,6930.48%
193034,67120,9269.69%
192013,7457,1007.54%
19106,6450.00%

West Allis Population by Year