Most Expensive Milwaukee Neighborhoods
|1||U of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / E Kenwood Blvd|
|2||E Locust St / N Downer Ave|
|3||N Lincoln Memorial Dr / Park Rd|
|4||E North Ave / N Lake Dr|
|5||Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design / E Michigan St|
|6||E Juneau Ave / N Van Buren St|
|7||S Shore Dr / E Bennett Ave|
|8||E Locust St / N Oakland Ave|
|9||N 3rd St / W Pleasant St|
|10||E Brady St / N Humboldt Ave|
Milwaukee is a very large city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 599,642 people and 210 constituent neighborhoods, Milwaukee is the largest community in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Milwaukee is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Milwaukee who work in office and administrative support (14.20%), sales jobs (8.79%) and food service (7.81%).
Milwaukee is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Milwaukee. This makes Milwaukee a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Milwaukee presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
One of the benefits of being a big city like Milwaukee is having a public transportation system, but in Milwaukee the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist. If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus Milwaukee benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic.
The population of Milwaukee overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Milwaukee, 22.76% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Milwaukee in 2010 was $19,636, which is low income relative to Wisconsin, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,544 for a family of four. However, Milwaukee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Milwaukee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Milwaukee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milwaukee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Milwaukee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Milwaukee include German, Polish, Irish, Italian and English.
The most common language spoken in Milwaukee is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||230,181|
|MILWAUKEE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||41.85%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||58.15%|
|TYPE OF MILWAUKEE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||40.21%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||28.09%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.52%|
|SIZE OF MILWAUKEE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.46%|
|AGE OF MILWAUKEE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.91%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||15.62%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.00%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||38.46%|
|MILWAUKEE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$133,827|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$835|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||7.88%|
|$53,001 - $105,000||28.30%|
|$105,001 - $210,000||50.62%|
|$210,001 - $315,000||9.24%|
|$315,001 - $420,000||1.84%|
|$420,001 - $525,000||0.74%|
|$525,001 - $788,000||0.76%|
|$788,001 - $1,050,000||0.28%|
|PEOPLE OF MILWAUKEE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.98%|
|5 TO 17||18.72%|
|18 TO 24||13.03%|
|25 TO 34||16.68%|
|35 TO 54||24.39%|
|55 TO 64||9.95%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.24%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||81.77%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$35,489|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$19,636|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||29.38%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.26%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.36%)
Public Service (3.97%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||39.26%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.55%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.78%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||17.74%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.83%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.65%)
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