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Population
Comparing the Statistics
Waunakee is included in the Madison metropolitan statistical area (MSA), which has a population of 570,025 and a labor force of 341,339.

Since 1990, the Village of Waunakee has seen a significant growth in population of 97% compared to Madison and the U.S., where growth hovers around 20-30%. This growth has led to a fairly large population in Waunakee compared to surrounding villages. In addition, Waunakee is a village with a fairly low median age of 35.1 years old.

Demographics

Type of Demographic

Waunakee

Madison MSA

United States

Population

11,623

570,025

307,006,550

Population growth (since 1990)

97.1%

31.9%

23.4%

Median age in years old

35.1

36.2

36.8


Furthermore, residents of Waunakee have a median household income of $74,734 compared to the U.S. median household income of $51,660.

Education
The high median income is most likely due to our educated community. Waunakee boasts an extraordinary high school graduation and two-year and four-year degree rates.
Type of Degree Percent of Adults 25 years old and older
Waunakee Wisconsin United States

High school diploma

92.26%

85.37%

80.61%

Two-year degree  11.45% 7.61% 6.39%

Four-year degree 

24.96%

15.53%

15.74%

Source: Sperling’s Best Places, 2010.

Contact Information
Contact Village Administrator and Economic Development Director Todd Schmidt for more information.