South Milwaukee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 21,233 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, South Milwaukee is the 37th largest community in Wisconsin.
South Milwaukee is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, South Milwaukee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in South Milwaukee who work in office and administrative support (18.48%), sales jobs (8.70%), and management occupations (6.76%).
Also of interest is that South Milwaukee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of South Milwaukee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.43% of adults 25 and older in South Milwaukee have a college degree.
The per capita income in South Milwaukee in 2010 was $25,369, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,476 for a family of four. However, South Milwaukee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Milwaukee is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call South Milwaukee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Milwaukee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Milwaukee include Polish, Irish, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in South Milwaukee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.