Demographics

Washington County’s population of 132,921 is growing nearly three times as fast as the rest of the Milwaukee MSA and almost twice as fast as the state average. The median age for Washington County is 42.1, which is slightly older than the Milwaukee MSA, Wisconsin, and the United States average.

   Washington County    Milwaukee MSA    Wisconsin    United States
2010 2015 Est. 2010 2015 Est. 2010 2015 Est. 2010 2015 Est.
Population: 131,887 132,921 1,555,908 1,570.006 5,686,986 5,742.117 308,745,538 316,515,021
Median Age: 40.9 42.1 36.9  37.3 38.5  39.0 37.2  37.6
Population Growth (Since 2000): 13.13% 4.62% 7.06% 12.47%
American Community Survey. (2010, 2015). Retrieved January 20, 2017, from http://www.census.gov/acs/www/
Mackun, P. & Wilson, S. (2011, March). Population Distribution and Change: 2000 to 2010. Retrieved from
http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/briefs/c2010br-01.pdf
Sperling’s Best Places. (2014). Retrieved March 30, 2014 from http://www.bestplaces.net/

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