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Wauwatosa is a city in Milwaukee County, in the Milwaukee-Waukesha metro area.
One tradition says the community was named after an Indian chief; another says the term derives from Algonquian for "firefly."
The latitude of Wauwatosa is 43.049N. The longitude is -88.007W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 46,260.
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37% of Wauwatosa residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wauwatosa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wauwatosa was $28,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.
48% of Wauwatosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wauwatosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $630. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,218.
Libraries in Wauwatosa include Wauwatosa Public Library ... View libraries
Milwaukee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wauwatosa political report.
Wauwatosa restaurants taking online reservations include Ristorante Bartolotta - Wauwatosa ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Wauwatosa workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wauwatosa between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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