South Milwaukee, WI

South Milwaukee profile

Living in South Milwaukee

South Milwaukee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 20,696 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, South Milwaukee is the 37th largest community in Wisconsin.

Unlike some cities, South Milwaukee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in South Milwaukee are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.99%), management occupations (7.60%), and food service (7.12%).

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 is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.78% of adults in South Milwaukee have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in South Milwaukee in 2018 was $28,145, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,580 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. South Milwaukee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in South Milwaukee include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in South Milwaukee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.