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Whitewater, Wisconsin Local Statistics

Community data

Population | 14,385
Households | 4,998
High School Grads or Higher | 88.8%
Bachelor Degree or Higher | 32.5%
Occupied Housing Units | 87.1%
Homeowner Vacancy Rate | 2.2%
Rental Vacancy Rate | 7.8%
Population with No Vehicles Available | 9.7%
Median Housing Value | $171,600
Median rent | $764

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

School District Data - Whitewater Unified

Grade: Meets Expectations (Rating: 66.1)

Source: WI Department of Public Instruction, 2013-2014

USPS Vacancy Data

Residential Vacancies | 1%
Business Vacancies | 9.3%

Source: USPS, 2Q - 2014

Economic data

Civilian Unemployment | 5.6%
Mean Travel Time to Work | 18.1 minutes
Mean Household Income | $42,262
Per Capita Income | $17,316
Poverty Rate| 34.3%
Food Stamps | 7%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Occupation data

Management, business, science, and arts occupations | 25.1%
Service occupations | 27.7%
Sales and office occupations | 27.5%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations | 6.8%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations | 12.9%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Industry data

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining | 1.3%
Construction | 3.5%
Manufacturing | 12.6%
Wholesale trade | 4%
Retail trade | 10.8%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities | 2.1%
Information | 1.5%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing | 2.8%
Professional/scientific/management/administrative/waste management services | 5.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance | 30.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation, food services | 20.2%
Other services, except public administration | 3%
Public administration | 2.6%

Source: American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, 2012

Top employers

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater | 1,169
Generac Power Systems | 400
Universal Electronics | 225

Source: NETS Database, 2013

Contact Information

City of Whitewater
Cameron Clapper, City Administrator
312 W. Whitewater Street, Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone | 262.473.0101
E -mail | cclapper@whitewater-wi.gov
Website | http://www.ci.whitewater.wi.us/