Milwaukee, WI
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Milwaukee Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Milwaukee Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
595,047

Age

PEOPLE OF Wisconsin DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.76
5 To 17 18.72
18 To 24 12.58
25 To 34 16.89
35 To 54 24.13
55 To 64 10.34
65 Years And Over 9.60

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.7
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 82.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 23.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Milwaukee 20630 18442.441248449493 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Milwaukee 36801 17738.61151079137 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
28.4%

Employment Industries in Milwaukee

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.3
Manufacturing 14.7
Retail 10.3
Education 9.7
Accommodation 9.2
Administration 5.9
Other 4.5
Finance 4.3
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.2
Construction 3.8
Public Service 3.7
Transportation 3.7
Arts 2.4
Wholesale 2.2


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 36.0
Black Or African American 38.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 3.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 18.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 17.3
Polish 7.1
Irish 5.9
Italian 2.7
English 2.2
Norwegian 1.7
French 1.5
African 0.9
Swedish 0.8
Dutch 0.7
European 0.7
Czech 0.6
Russian 0.5
Scottish 0.5
Hungarian 0.4
French Canadian 0.3
Danish 0.3
Austrian 0.3
Croatian 0.3
Serbian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 80.6
Spanish 13.8
Miao/Hmong 1.7
Arabic 0.5
German/Yiddish 0.4
Other Asian languages 0.3
Slavic languages 0.3
Langs. of India 0.3
French 0.3
African languages 0.3
Chinese 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Serbo-Croatian 0.2
Polish 0.2
Laotian 0.2
Russian 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Korean 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1

Foreign Born Milwaukee Residents:
9.7%