Milwaukee Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Milwaukee Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 594,548 -0.4%
Male Population 286,081 -0.5%
Female Population 308,467 -0.3%
Male Population 48.12 %
Female Population 51.88 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 31.5 0.3%
Citizen US Born 521,608 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 33,825 -1.6%
Not Citizen 39,115 2.3%
Citizen US Born 87.73 %
Citizen not US Born 5.69 %
Not Citizen 6.58 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 3,230 13.7%
Moved from Same Country 77,593 -5.4%
Moved from Same State 10,681 -6.2%
Moved from Different State 11,938 2.5%
Same House as Last Year 483,302 0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.55 %
Moved from Same Country 13.22 %
Moved from Same State 1.82 %
Moved from Different State 2.03 %
Same House as Last Year 82.37 %

Occupational Employment in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 205,484 0.0%
Blue Collar 69,303 0.9%
White Collar 74.78 %
Blue Collar 25.22 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 12,996 -1.8%
Private Companies 201,859 0.7%
Governmental Workers 31,485 -2.3%
Not for Profit Companies 28,447 1.2%
Self Employees 4.73 %
Private Companies 73.46 %
Governmental Workers 11.46 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.35 %

Number of Households in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 230,086 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 124,864 -0.9%
Non-family Households 105,222 1.6%
Family Households 54.27 %
Non-family Households 45.73 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 71,510 -1.8%
Households without Children 158,576 1.2%
Households with Children 31.08 %
Households without Children 68.92 %

Median and Average Income in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $57,336.00 3.2%
Median Household Income $41,838.00 4.5%
People below Poverty Level 143,930 -5.0%
People above Poverty Level 426,436 1.2%

Housing in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 258,444 0.4%
Median Year Built 1951 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 99,638 -0.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 25,219 -0.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 52,115 -3.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 28,802 6.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 22,447 3.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 10,083 -1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 7,622 4.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 8,532 -1.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 3,986 20.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 230,086 0.2%
Owner Occupied 95,247 -0.8%
Renter Occupied 134,839 1.0%
Owner Occupied 41.4 %
Renter Occupied 58.6 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 63,762 -1.4%
Without Mortgage 31,485 0.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $126,900.00 3.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $110,700.00 3.5%
Median Housing Costs per Month $901.00 1.1%
With Mortgage 66.94 %
Without Mortgage 33.06 %

Milwaukee Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 22,893 -0.2%
Some High School 179,457 -0.8%
Some College 107,757 -0.2%
Associate Degree 28,222 0.0%
Bachelor's Degree 65,049 2.8%
Graduate Degree 32,635 0.9%
No High School 5.2 %
Some High School 40.75 %
Some College 25.46 %
Associate Degree 6.41 %
Bachelor's Degree 14.77 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 247,658 0.5%
Married 148,076 -0.5%
Separated 8,878 -6.8%
Widowed 21,478 -1.4%
Divorced 47,377 -1.8%
Never Married 53.31 %
Married 31.87 %
Separated 1.91 %
Widowed 4.62 %
Divorced 10.2 %

Means of Transport to Work in Milwaukee top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 224,397 0.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 19,525 -2.9%
Subway or Elevated 181 N/A
Railroad 30 -83.5%
Ferryboat 7 0.0%
Bicycle 2,132 -12.0%
Motorcycle 222 -8.3%
TaxiCab 414 3.8%
Walk 12,529 -1.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 53202 53203 53204 53205 53206 53207 53208 53209 53210 53211 53212 53213 53214 53215 53216 53218 53219 53220 53221 53222 53223 53224 53225 53226 53228 53233 53295

Recently added listings in Milwaukee top

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Milwaukee is an area in Milwaukee County,Wisconsin with a population of 594,548. There are 286,081 male residents living in Milwaukee and 308,467 female residents. The total number of households is 230,086 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 32 with 148,076 people being married and 325,391 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 74.78% white collar employees and 25.22% blue collar employees in Milwaukee..
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