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Cudahy, Wisconsin

  •   State: 
    Milwaukee County
      County FIPS: 
    42°56′54″N 87°51′40″W
      Area total: 
    4.77 sq mi (12.36 km²)
      Area land: 
    4.77 sq mi (12.36 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    722 ft (220 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
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    Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    3,792.21 residents per square mile of area (1,464.18/km²)
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Cudahy is located at 42°5654N 87°5140W (42.948416, 87.861010) According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.76 square miles (12.3 km²) The city is next door to the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. The population was 18,204 at the 2020 census. The city was originally known as the Buckhorn Settlement. It was incorporated as a city with a population of 2,556 in 1906. It is located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, near the city of Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. It has an estimated population of 18,200, with 8,000 people living in the city. The average household size is 2.32, with the average family size being 2.94, according to the 2010 census. CudahY High School District provides public education for the area for those under 18 and those over 63 years of age. The high school is located on the campus of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, which was founded in 1875. The school is one of the oldest in the state. It opened in 1881. The town is home to a number of historic landmarks, including the Milwaukee Opera House and the Wisconsin State Capitol, which were built in 1883. The Cudahs are a part of the Wisconsin Dells region, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Dells are also home to the Wisconsin Creamery.


Originally known as the Buckhorn Settlement, it was renamed in the late 1800s. Patrick Cudahy purchased 700 acres (280 ha) of land in the Town of Lake, two miles (three kilometers) from the Milwaukee city limits, to build his meatpacking plant. The first village president was elected in 1895, and by 1906 the city was incorporated as a city with a population of 2,556. It is located on the Wisconsin River, about two miles from the city of Milwaukee and about three kilometers from the town of Lake.


Cudahy is located at 42°5654N 87°5140W (42.948416, 87.861010). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.76 square miles (12.3 km²), all of it land. The city is next door to the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. It has a population of 2,816. The U.S. Census Bureau recorded the city's population as 2,716 in the 2010 Census. It is located on the Milwaukee River, which flows through the center of the city. The town is located in the Wisconsin River Valley, which runs through the middle of the town. It was named after the town of the same name, which was founded in 1881. The Cudahys live in a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which is located near the city of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee-Milwaukee International Airport, where the airport is located. It also has a small suburb of Waukesha, Wisconsin that is just outside the city, called Waukegan. The population of the village is 2,638. The village has a little over 4,000 residents, according to the Census Bureau. The area is mostly wooded, but the city also has some undeveloped areas. The community has a history of being heavily affected by the Great Depression and World War II. It suffered a great deal of damage from flooding in the 1950s.


At the 2010 census there were 18,267 people, 8,059 households, and 4,666 families living in the city. The median household income was US$40,157, and the median family income was $49,082. The racial makeup of the city was 88.8% White, 2.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.4% Asian, 3.6% from other races, and 2. 7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.7%. The median age was 40.3 years, with 21.5% of residents under the age of 18; 7.8%; 26.6%; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; and 15.7%; 65 or older. The gender distribution was 49.1% male and 50.9%. The per capita income for the city is $19,615. About 5.6%. of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1%. of those under age 18 and 6.3. of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was2.94. The age distribution was 23.0% under the Age of 18, 8.0%. of residents were between the ages of 18 and 24. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. There were 92.9 males. for every 100 Females age 18. and over.


The Cudahy School District provides public education for the area. St. Paul's Lutheran School is a K48 Christian grade school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod in Cudahsy. Cudas High School is the local high school. The district is part of the Waukesha County School District, which also includes Wausau, Wauwatosa, and La Crosse. The school district is a member of the National Board of Education of the American Federation of Teachers (NAFTA) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). The district also has a number of private schools in the area, including Cudashery High School and Cudhyside High School, which is a private school for boys and girls. The area is also home to the Wisconsin Center for the Arts, which was founded in the early 1900s. It is a non-denominational, non-sectarian school that teaches English, math and science. It was the first school in the state of Wisconsin to open its doors to the public in 1903. It has since become a magnet school for students from all over the state and the United States. It also offers a variety of other programs, such as music and drama, including a band program and a dance program. It opened its doors in the 1950s and has been in the same location ever since. It closed in the 1970s and moved to a new location in the town of Waukeeside, Wisconsin.


Cudahy is represented by Gwen Moore (D) in the United States House of Representatives, and by Ron Johnson (R) and Tammy Baldwin (D), in the U.S. Senate. Chris Larson (D) represents CudahY in the Wisconsin State Senate, and Christine Sinicki (D?) represents CUDahy in theWisconsin State Assembly. CUDAHy is located on the shores of Lake Winnebago, which was once a part of the Wisconsin Dells. The town has a population of about 2,000. It is located near the town of Waukesha, which is on the Dells Peninsula, on the Wisconsin-Wisconsin border. The city was once part of Wisconsin's Dells peninsula, but has since become part of a larger Dells area. The Dells are on the eastern edge of the Great Lakes region, and the Wisconsin River runs through the town. The Wisconsin River flows through the center of the town, and runs into Lake Winnecke, which runs along the Wisconsin Dells River. The waterway was built in the 1800s, and was named after the town's founder, William C. "Bill" Winneckel, who was born in the town and moved to the town in 1875. The current mayor, Chris Larson, was elected to the state legislature in 1998. He was re-elected in 2008, and in 2010, he was elected again to a second term in the state Assembly.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin = 9.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 20. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 40. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Cudahy = 3.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 18,204 individuals with a median age of 40 age the population grows by 1.59% in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 3,792.21 residents per square mile of area (1,464.18/km²). There are average 2.31 people per household in the 8,060 households with an average household income of $45,643 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.00% of the available work force and has dropped -7.35% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 16.30%. The number of physicians in Cudahy per 100,000 population = 253.


The annual rainfall in Cudahy = 32.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 35 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 117. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 192. 83 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 12.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin which are owned by the occupant = 56.73%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 51 years with median home cost = $130,880 and home appreciation of -7.94%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $25.72 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $6,669 per student. There are 14 students for each teacher in the school, 370 students for each Librarian and 555 students for each Counselor. 6.37% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.02% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.68% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Cudahy's population in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin of 1,366 residents in 1900 has increased 13,33-fold to 18,204 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.77% female residents and 49.23% male residents live in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

    As of 2020 in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 47.71% are single population.

  • 24 minutes is the average time that residents in Cudahy require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.92% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.57% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 2.99% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.76% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, 56.73% are owner-occupied homes, another 37.57% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.70% are vacant.

  • The 45.19% of the population in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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