The Way I See It!

I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.

Cudahy By the Numbers


It has come to my attention some people want to know how development happens in a City, so I figured I would write about it.  For some of the avid readers of mine, some of this will be taken out of old posts as we need to have some common understandings first to all be on the same page.


Current info below at the line break



From Cudahy By The Numbers on June 20, 2008


In Cudahy, 91% of commuters drive to work


60% of owners occupy the housing


52% of adults are married


Cudahy Population (2000)


Category                                                         Count              Percent

Total Population                                              18,429             100%

Male                                                                9,009               48.9%

Female                                                             9,420               51.1%

Under 18                                                         4,242               23%

18+                                                                  14,187             77%

65+                                                                  2,905               15.8%

Median Age                            37.7    

Average Family Size               2.94    

White                                                              17,303             93.9%

African-American                                           175                  0.9%

Asian                                                               154                  0.8%

American Indian & Alaskan                           150                  0.8%

Other                                                               267                  1.4%

Mixed Race                                                     374                  2%

Hispanic (incl in categories above)                 872                  4.7%

Median Family Income (1999)           $49,082          

Population In Poverty                                     1,505               8.2%


Crime Report for Cudahy, Wisconsin


The HomeSurfer crime rating for Cudahy, Wisconsin is 2.4 out of a possible 5 total points.  Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer.  The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation.  Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.


Cudahy, Wisconsin is in the 74% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime.  It is in the 38% percentile rank nationally.  Lower numbers are better.  In this case, 74% of cities in Wisconsin have crime rates equal to or lower than Cudahy, or said another way, 26% of cities in Wisconsin have crime rates higher than Cudahy.




Population in 2012: 18,340 (100% urban, 0% rural).  Population change since 2000: -0.5%


Males: 9,004   (49.1%)

Females: 9,336   (50.9%)


Median resident age:   40.3 years

Wisconsin median age:   44.3 years


Zip codes: 53110.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $45,829 (it was $40,157 in 2000)






Estimated per capita income in 2011: $22,846


Cudahy city income, earnings, and wages data


Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $153,903 (it was $105,700 in 2000)







Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,435; Detached houses: $158,776; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,955; In 2-unit structures: $222,317; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,184; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $361,431; Mobile homes: $30,000


Median gross rent in 2011: $741.


Houses: 8,273 (7,888 occupied: 4,700 owner occupied, 3,188 renter occupied)



% of renters here:





Housing density: 1742 houses/condos per square mile


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,161.



Median contract rent in 2009: $619 (lower quartile is $495, upper quartile is $741)



Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $630



Median gross rent in Cudahy, WI in 2009: $732



Housing units in Cudahy with a mortgage: 2,348 (324 second mortgage, 493 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)

Houses without a mortgage: 1,442



Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $67,413



Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,208



Median monthly housing costs: $818



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% of the population.


Out of 8,059 households, 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.1% were non-families.  35.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.  The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.94.


The median age in the city was 40.3 years.  21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.6% were from 25 to 44; 28.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older.  The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

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