Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin

Waukesha: City in and county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States

About

Waukesha is a city located in the county of Waukesha in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,133 and a population density of 137 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,939 inhabitants.

The city was created 188 years ago in 1833.

Quick Facts about Waukesha

Population : 8,939 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Waukesha County
Postal code : 53188
Phone Area Codes : 262
Area : 66.56 km2
Altitude : 889 feet / 271 meters
Capital city : Waukesha is capital of Waukesha County
Establishment : January 01, 1834 (188 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:01:22 (30th June 2022)
Density : 134 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.17% (2010-2020)
Waukesha locator map
Location of Waukesha on Wisconsin map.
Old Waukesha County Courthouse front view 2012 image
Old Waukesha County Courthouse front view 2012
Old Waukesha County Courthouse front view 2012 image

Geography

Waukesha is located at 43°0'42"N 88°13'53"W (43.0116800, -88.2314800).

Waukesha map

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Waukesha decreased by 2.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,133 - census
2011 8,666 -5.39% estimation process
2012 8,698 0.37% estimation process
2013 8,712 0.16% estimation process
2014 8,746 0.39% estimation process
2015 8,750 0.05% estimation process
2016 8,765 0.17% estimation process
2017 8,810 0.51% estimation process
2018 8,872 0.7% estimation process
2019 8,899 0.3% estimation process
2020 8,939 0.45% estimation process

Waukesha zip code is 53186. County name: Waukesha, County fips: 55133

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Best Things to Do in Waukesha

1 Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Rating: 4.3 (1407)

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2 Frame Park Formal Gardens

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3 Minooka Park

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Minooka Park

4 Veloce Indoor Speedway Milwaukee

Rating: 4.3 (840)

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Veloce Indoor Speedway Milwaukee

5 Retzer Nature Center

Rating: 4.8 (681)

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Retzer Nature Center

Where ot Eat in Waukesha

1 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 3.8 (3302)

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

2 Texas Roadhouse

Rating: 4.4 (2758)

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Texas Roadhouse

3 Taco John's

Rating: 4.3 (1237)

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Taco John's

4 Culver's

Rating: 4.4 (1169)

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Culver's

5 Culver's

Rating: 4.5 (1051)

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Culver's

Where to Stay in Waukesha

1 Home2 Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield

Rating: 4.4 (489)

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Home2 Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield

2 Baymont by Wyndham Waukesha

Rating: 3.6 (450)

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Baymont by Wyndham Waukesha

3 Extended Stay America - Milwaukee - Waukesha

Rating: 3.7 (323)

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Extended Stay America - Milwaukee - Waukesha

Other Places in Waukesha

1 City of Waukesha

Rating: 3.4 (10)

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City of Waukesha

People born in Waukesha (75)

People born in Waukesha, including linebacker in the National Football League John Anderson, jazz guitarist, country guitarist, songwriter and inventor Les Paul, mathematician, computer scientist, and science fiction writer Vernor Vinge, .

List

  • Elli Ochowicz (American speed skater) she was born in 15/12/1983
  • J. J. Watt (American football player) he was born in 22/03/1989
  • Daniel Hoan (American mayor and writer (1881-1961)) he was born in 12/03/1881
  • Marilyn Waltz she was born in 05/11/1931
  • Gwen Jorgensen (American triathlete) she was born in 25/04/1986
  • Michael Ritchie (American film director) he was born in 18/11/1938
  • Heather Gollnick (American triathlete) she was born in 01/01/1970
  • Pete Zimmer he was born in 18/09/1977
  • Brad Beyer (American actor) he was born in 20/09/1973
  • Kirstin Holum (American speed skater) she was born in 29/06/1980
  • Harry E. Aitken (American film producer and screenwriter) he was born in 04/10/1877
  • Kevin Zeitler (American football player, offensive lineman) he was born in 08/03/1990
  • Tim Ward (American soccer player) he was born in 28/02/1987
  • Bill Kramer (American politician) he was born in 21/01/1965
  • Lauri Merten (professional golfer) she was born in 06/07/1960
  • Chuck DeShane (American football player (1918-2006)) he was born in 10/12/1918
  • David Craig (American politician) he was born in 16/03/1979
  • Dick Blanchard (American football player) he was born in 17/01/1949

Schools in Waukesha

College & universities near Waukesha, WI

Code Name City ZIP
238458 Carroll University Waukesha (WI) 53186

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waukesha, WI

Code Name Address Type
MKA Milwaukee Airport Railroad Station 5601 South 6th Street RAIL
MKE Milwaukee Intermodal Station 433 West St. Paul Ave. RAIL
SVT Sturtevant station 9900 East Exploration Court RAIL
BVD Beaver Dam, WI 817 Park Avenue BUS
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS

Post offices near Waukesha

Post Office Name City ZIP
Waukesha Post Office Waukesha (WI) 53186

Other cities in Waukesha County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Waukesha County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
New Berlin 39,812 City in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Menomonee Falls 38,243 City in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Muskego 25,317 Third-class city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Sussex 11,086 Village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Hartland 9,338 Village in Wisconsin, United States
Delafield 8,935 Fourth-class city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Oconomowoc 8,767 City in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Merton 8,649 Village in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Mukwonago 8,163 Village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Pewaukee 8,099 Third-class city in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Vernon 7,670 Town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Genesee 7,341 Civil town in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Brookfield 6,518 City in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Elm Grove 6,137 Village in Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States
Okauchee Lake 4,422 Census designated place
Ottawa 3,937 Town in Wisconsin, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Waukesha distances to largest Wisconsin cities