Waukesha County is located in Southeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Waukesha and the largest city is Waukesha. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.waukeshacounty.gov. The 2014 population estimate is 395,118 and the 2010 census population was 389,938. The land area is 549.57 square miles and there are 709.4 persons per square mile.
93.9% of the population is White, 1.4% is Black or African American, 4.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 95.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 40.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $253,800, there are 153,422 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $37,577, the median household income is $75,850, and 5.4% of the persons in Waukesha County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 36,589. Retail sales (in $1000) were $5,955,006, and sales per capita were $15,712. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.7%.
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