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West Allis, Wisconsin

West Allis is a city located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 61,254.

Geography West Allis is located at 43°0'29" North, 88°1'6" West (43.008114, -88.018353)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.4 km² (11.4 mi²). 29.4 km² (11.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.18% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 61,254 people, 27,604 households, and 15,375 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,083.7/km² (5,397.6/mi²). There are 28,708 housing units at an average density of 976.6/km² (2,529.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 94.03% White, 1.34% African American, 0.70% Native American, 1.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 3.52% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 27,604 households out of which 25.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% are married couples living together, 10.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% are non-families. 37.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the city the population is spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $39,394, and the median income for a family is $50,732. Males have a median income of $36,926 versus $26,190 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,914. 6.5% of the population and 4.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.0% are under the age of 18 and 5.6% are 65 or older.

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