West Bend, WI

31,661 Population
15.1 square miles 2,100.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
2,100.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.2%
was 55.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.5%
was 2.6%
 
Percent Under 18
23.7%
was 24.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.0%
was 15.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 4.1
Ranked 8th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
8.2%
was 7.9%
 
Median Household Income
$56,003
was $57,060
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.7
39
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
135.2
was 56.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,728.2
was 2,766.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
13,858
was 13,731
 
Median Rent
$797
was $779
 
Total Building Permits
90
was 41
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,257
was 13,127
 
Homeownership Rate
64.3%
was 65.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
28
was 17
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
919.3
was 911.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.3%
was 11.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
62
was 24
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
6.7
was 3.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.9
was 1.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.8%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.7%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.4%
was 93.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.2%
was 27.1%
 

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