Muskego, Wisconsin

Waukesha County


Muskego is a city in Waukesha County in the southeast of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, Muskego had 24,135 inhabitants.

Muskego is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area.


Muskego is located in southwest Wisconsin, in southwest suburban area of Milwaukee. The geographical coordinates are 42 ° 54'21 Muskego " north latitude and 88 ° 08'20 " west longitude. The city covers an area of ​​93.19 km ², spread over 81.85 km ² of land and 11.34 km ² water surface.

Neighboring towns of Muskego are New Berlin ( at the northern city limits ), Hales Corners (8.4 km north-east ), Franklin ( on the eastern city limits ), Caledonia (27,2 km to the southeast ), Wind Lake ( on the southern city limits ), Waterford (15,8 km southwest), Big Bend (at the western city limit) and Waukesha (16,7 km to the northwest ).

The nearest big cities are Milwaukee (30,7 km northeast), Wisconsin's capital, Madison (123 miles west), Rockford, Illinois (129 km southwest) and Chicago, Illinois (143 km south).


Along the north-western city border is Interstate Highway I-43, connecting the Milwaukee with Rockford in Illinois. The U.S. Highway 45 forms the eastern border town in the southeast. Coming from the north-east leads the Wisconsin State Highway 36 through the southeast of the urban area. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways and urban roads.

The nearest airport is General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee (21 km east-northeast ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in Muskego 24,135 people in 9068 households. The population density was 294.9 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 9068 households lived statistically 2.65 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.2 percent white, 0.3 percent African American, 0.2 percent Native American, 0.9 percent Asian and 0.4 percent from other ethnic groups; 1.0 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity, 2.3 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

25.1 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 62.0 percent were between 18 and 64 and 12.9 percent were 65 years or older. 50.7 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 84,075. The per capita income was $ 37,313. 3.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.