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As of 2010-2014, the total population of West Allis is 60,595, which is 1.08% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 6.73% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The West Allis population density is 5,311.47 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.40 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in West Allis is white, which represent 87.44% of the total population. The average West Allis education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 60,595. #11

Population Growth Since 2000, #406

West Allis, WI

Population Density, #4

West Allis, WI
5,311.47 per square mile
87.40 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:52,985 (87.44%, #688)
Black:2,518 (4.16%, #43)
Hispanic:6,388 (10.54%, #64)
Asian:1,598 (2.64%, #68)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):534 (0.88%, #175)
One Race, Other:1,173 (1.94%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,787 (2.95%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:4,025 (63.01%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:1,845 (28.88%, see rank)
Cuban:65 (1.02%, see rank)
Central American:131 (2.05%, see rank)
South American:80 (1.25%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:448 (28.04%, see rank)
Chinese:280 (17.52%, see rank)
Filipino:62 (3.88%, see rank)
Japanese:7 (0.44%, see rank)
Korean:63 (3.94%, see rank)
Vietnamese:194 (12.14%, see rank)
Asian, Other:544 (34.04%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

55,000 (90.77%) out of the total population of 60,595 reported first ancestry.

 West Allis, WI% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Arab1010.17%, see rank0.23%0.56%
Czech8761.45%, see rank1.61%0.47%
Danish6041.00%, see rank1.04%0.42%
Dutch7841.29%, see rank2.51%1.40%
English2,8594.72%, see rank5.83%8.02%
French2,4734.08%, see rank4.24%3.34%
German24,27640.06%, see rank41.77%15.03%
Greek2750.45%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian3880.64%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish6,75411.15%, see rank11.03%10.80%
Italian3,5345.83%, see rank3.48%5.52%
Norwegian2,6454.37%, see rank7.74%1.42%
Polish10,33417.05%, see rank8.91%3.01%
Portuguese50.01%, see rank0.05%0.44%
Russian5500.91%, see rank0.65%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1860.31%, see rank0.43%0.99%
Scottish6671.10%, see rank1.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African360.06%, see rank0.47%0.95%
Swedish1,0361.71%, see rank2.56%1.27%
Swiss3250.54%, see rank1.03%0.30%
Ukrainian520.09%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American1,6522.73%, see rank3.75%7.12%
Welsh5500.91%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 29,615 (48.87%, see rank)
Females: 30,980 (51.13%, see rank)

West Allis, WI
Male: 48.87%
Female: 51.13%
Male: 49.65%
Female: 50.35%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
West Allis, WI
37.90 years old
38.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
West Allis, WI
36.60 years old
37.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
West Allis, WI
39.30 years old
40.00 years old
38.80 years old

 West Allis, WI% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Under 5 years3,7146.13%, see rank6.07%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,4775.74%, see rank6.39%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,4615.71%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,8874.76%, see rank6.85%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,6366.00%, see rank6.87%7.13%
25 to 34 years10,98618.13%, see rank12.72%13.47%
35 to 44 years7,06911.67%, see rank12.29%12.96%
45 to 54 years8,81814.55%, see rank14.81%14.09%
55 to 64 years7,75212.79%, see rank13.05%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,9786.56%, see rank7.68%7.64%
75 to 84 3,0445.02%, see rank4.57%4.25%
85 years and over1,7732.93%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 West Allis, WIWisconsinU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population43,420, 100%3,850,995209,056,129
Less Than High School4,355, 10.03%, see rank9.25%13.67%
High School Graduate15,229, 35.07%, see rank32.38%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree14,089, 32.45%, see rank30.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree7,515, 17.31%, see rank18.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,232, 5.14%, see rank9.32%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.30, see rank13.6313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 West Allis, WI WisconsinU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,73773.00%27.00%75.18%24.82%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)5,35383.32%, see rank16.68%, see rank85.33%14.67%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,45788.07%, see rank11.93%, see rank91.09%8.91%90.60%9.40%
College3,21768.23%, see rank31.77%, see rank80.45%19.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School55661.69%, see rank38.31%, see rank61.99%38.01%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 West Allis, WIWisconsinU.S.
Total Households27,294, 100%2,293,250116,211,092
Average Household Size2.19, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households10,921, 40.01%, see rank28.96%27.57%
2 or More Person Households16,373, 59.99%, see rank71.04%72.43%
Family Households (Families)14,089, 51.62%, see rank64.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.10, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family9,857, 36.11%, see rank49.59%48.42%
Nonfamily Households13,205, 48.38%, see rank35.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 West Allis, WI%WisconsinU.S.
15 Years and Over Total49,943see rank4,636,393252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over23,980100%, see rank2,285,427123,281,364
Never Married9,65540.26%, see rank34.29%35.77%
Married10,69744.61%, see rank53.21%52.04%
Widowed7923.30%, see rank2.53%2.57%
Divorced2,83611.83%, see rank9.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over25,963100%, see rank2,350,966129,692,771
Never Married8,73533.64%, see rank28.27%29.48%
Married10,72441.30%, see rank51.35%49.19%
Widowed2,67910.32%, see rank8.95%9.16%
Divorced3,82514.73%, see rank11.43%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 West Allis, WI%WisconsinU.S.
Native57,34494.63%, see rank95.31%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence48,40279.88%, see rank71.62%58.73%
Born in Different State8,20013.53%, see rank22.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
7421.22%, see rank0.76%1.42%
Foreign Born3,2515.37%, see rank4.69%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,7502.89%, see rank2.00%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5012.48%, see rank2.69%7.09%
Born In Europe7991.32%, see rank0.85%1.53%
Born In Asia1,1221.85%, see rank1.58%3.82%
Born In Africa490.08%, see rank0.17%0.55%
Born In Oceania100.02%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,2021.98%, see rank1.95%6.83%
Born In Northern America690.11%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 West Allis, WI%WisconsinU.S.
English24,24888.84%, see rank90.83%79.39%
Spanish1,6506.05%, see rank4.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages9933.64%, see rank2.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages3551.30%, see rank1.45%3.36%
Other480.18%, see rank0.39%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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