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Waukesha County, Wisconsin

1320 Pewaukee Rd Rm 120
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: (262) 548-7010
Fax: (262) 548-7722
www.waukeshacounty.gov

In southeastern WI, west of Milwaukee; organized Jan 31, 1846 (prior to statehood) from Milwaukee County. Name Origin: For the Fox River and the Fox Indian tribe, from Potawatomi wakusheg 'foxes.'

Area (sq mi):: 580.48 (land 555.58; water 24.91) Population per square mile: 682.10
Population 2005: 378,971 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 5.00%; 1990-2000 18.40% Population 2000: 360,767 (White 94.20%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.00%). Foreign born: 3.60%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $29,164; median household $62,839; Population below poverty level: 2.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $41,033-$41,551
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Waukesha County seat (67,258)
  • Brookfield (39,890)
  • New Berlin (38,719)
  • Menomonee Falls (33,877)
  • Muskego (22,600)
  • Oconomowoc (13,528)
  • Pewaukee (12,709)

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