Waukesha, WI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 26,858 housing units in Waukesha. This represents a 21.7% growth from 22,065 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 26,772 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 86 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Waukesha is about 56.4%. Waukesha's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 4.4%. Average household size is 2.41 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Waukesha were built after 1973.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.10%
One Bedroom17.40%
Two Bedrooms28.60%
Three Bedrooms37.20%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1970
Median Value of occupied units$139,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$98,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$621

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage10%
Home Equity Loan16.60%
Simple Mortgage51.70%
Debt Free21%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.3%