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Waukesha (/ˈwɔːkᵻʃɔː/ WAW-kə-shaw) is a city in and the county seat of Waukesha County, Wisconsin. A suburb of Milwaukee, it is part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Its population was 70,718 at the 2010 census. The city is adjacent to the Town of Waukesha.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Waukesha, United States. Explore Waukesha travel guide before you plan your trip here. The nearest major city to Waukesha is Chicago. Take a short trip from Waukesha and set some time aside to explore the Chicago. Dotted with places like The Art Institute Of Chicago, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Waukesha, you'll have to take a flight to Chicago; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Waukesha can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Waukesha*

  • Pollution Statistics in Waukesha

    Know the pollution level of Waukesha before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Waukesha: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Waukesha for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Waukesha.

    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Waukesha - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.94 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 54.47 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Waukesha

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Waukesha

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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