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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Location of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Milwaukee
Area
 • Total 2.13 sq mi (5.52 km2)
 • Land 2.13 sq mi (5.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,110
 • Estimate (2012) 14,137
 • Density 6,624/sq mi (2,556/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 414
FIPS code 55-86700
GNIS feature ID 1576675
Website wfbvillage.org

Whitefish Bay is a village in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 14,110 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Whitefish Bay is located at (43.111711, -87.900762). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 512
1910 542 5.9%
1920 882 62.7%
1930 5,362 507.9%
1940 9,651 80.0%
1950 14,665 52.0%
1960 18,390 25.4%
1970 17,402 −5.4%
1980 14,930 −14.2%
1990 14,272 −4.4%
2000 14,163 −0.8%
2010 14,110 −0.4%
Est. 2015 14,110 −0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 14,110 people, 5,355 households, and 3,944 families residing in the village. The population density was 6,624.4 inhabitants per square mile (2,557.7/km2). There were 5,553 housing units at an average density of 2,607.0 per square mile (1,006.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.9% White, 1.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 3.7% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 5,355 households of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.3% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.13.

The median age in the village was 39.6 years. 29.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.


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