Waukesha s Lati community continues to keep pace with the growth that has characterized Lati demographics in the last 20 years. About 15,000 Latis are w Waukesha County residents, and there are very unique qualities ascribed to this community. A significant number of Latis can trace their Waukesha roots to the early 1920s and 1930s. The vast majority of Latis who came to Waukesha ended up working in foundries, and a significant number retired from those jobs. There are w many families who are third- and fourth-generation Latis, and new arrivals continue to join friends and relatives already established in Waukesha.