Milwaukee County, WI

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Population
948,201
0.408% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
Median Age
35.1

Poverty Rate
19.9%

Median Household Income
$49,636
4.3% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$162,600
3.57% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
461,177
1.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Milwaukee County, WI had a population of 948k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $49,636. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Milwaukee County, WI declined from 952,085 to 948,201, a -0.408% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,591 to $49,636, a 4.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Milwaukee County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.34%), Other (Hispanic) (6.66%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.35%). 18.1% of the households in Milwaukee County, WI speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.7% of the residents in Milwaukee County, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Milwaukee County, WI are University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (5,754 degrees awarded in 2019), Milwaukee Area Technical College (3,689 degrees), and Marquette University (3,290 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Milwaukee County, WI was $162,600, and the homeownership rate was 48.9%. Most people in Milwaukee County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Milwaukee County, WI was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wisconsin, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wisconsin (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wisconsin across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Milwaukee County, WI went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 65.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (28.6%), followed by Other (5.82%). The most partisan county was Menominee County, WI with 78.4% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Milwaukee County, WI
65.6% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Wisconsin
  1. 78.4% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 70.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Wisconsin was Menominee County, WI with 78.4% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Wisconsin colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wisconsin over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Milwaukee County, WI is home to a population of 948k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 9.08% of Milwaukee County, WI residents were born outside of the country (86.1k people).

In 2018, there were 1.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (481k people) in Milwaukee County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 246k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 69.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Milwaukee County, WI are Spanish (101,970 speakers), Other Languages of Asia (6,418 speakers), and Hmong (6,392 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Milwaukee County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    481k ± 2.14k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    246k ± 3.34k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    69.6k ± 5.19k
15.4%
Hispanic Population
146k people

In 2018, there were 1.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (481k people) in Milwaukee County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 246k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 69.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.4% of the people in Milwaukee County, WI are hispanic (146k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Milwaukee County, WI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    101,970 speakers (11.5%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    6,418 speakers (0.726%)
  3. Hmong
    6,392 speakers (0.723%)

18.1% of Milwaukee County, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Milwaukee County, WI was Spanish. 11.5% of the overall population of Milwaukee County, WI are native Spanish speakers. 0.726% speak Other Languages of Asia and 0.723% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.08%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
86.1k people
8.85%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
84.3k people

As of 2018, 9.08% of Milwaukee County, WI residents (86.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Milwaukee County, WI was 8.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Milwaukee County, WI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.9

In 2018, the median age of all people in Milwaukee County, WI was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Milwaukee County, WI are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Milwaukee County, WI residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    89,428 ± 7,285 people
  2. India
    26,534 ± 3,990 people
  3. China
    15,088 ± 3,012 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,428 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 26,534 and China with 15,088.

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Citizenship

94.7%
2018 Citizenship
94.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94.7% of Milwaukee County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Milwaukee County, WI was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,671 ± 1,592
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    5,717 ± 1,166
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,547 ± 983

Milwaukee County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Milwaukee County, WI is $49,636. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Milwaukee County, WI was Census Tract 401 with a value of $160,417, followed by Census Tract 351 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $152,560 and $143,529.

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,393. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Milwaukee County, WI employs 461k people. The largest industries in Milwaukee County, WI are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,002 people), Manufacturing (68,107 people), and Retail Trade (51,515 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,749), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,065), and Finance & Insurance ($55,968).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,636
2018 value
± $1,375
4.3%
1 Year Growth
± 4.05%

Households in Milwaukee County, WI have a median annual income of $49,636, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,591 in 2017, which represents a 4.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$66,828
Average Male Salary in Wisconsin
± $1,401
$49,393
Average Female Salary in Wisconsin
± $944

In 2019, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Wisconsin by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Wisconsin
  1. White
    $51,419 ± $835
  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $50,586 ± $20,483
  3. Asian
    $50,439 ± $4,775

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was White. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Wisconsin.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Wisconsin by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Milwaukee County, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.439
2019 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.441
2018 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2019, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.439 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.491% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 401
  2. Census Tract 351
  3. Census Tract 702

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Milwaukee County, WI was Census Tract 401 with a value of $160,417, followed by Census Tract 351 and Census Tract 702, with respective values of $152,560 and $143,529.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Milwaukee County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Milwaukee County, WI (186k out of 932k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    83,492 ± 1,835
  2. White
    66,445 ± 1,666
  3. Hispanic
    36,754 ± 1,187

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Milwaukee County, WI is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

461k
2018 Value
± 10,184
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 3.15%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Milwaukee County, WI grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 455k employees to 461k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Milwaukee County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,020 people), Sales & Related Occupations (45,095 people), and Production Occupations (42,120 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Milwaukee County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Milwaukee County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52,020 people), Sales & Related Occupations (45,095 people), and Production Occupations (42,120 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Milwaukee County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.62 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Milwaukee County, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($83,506), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,291), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($71,212).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

461k
2018 Value
± 10,184
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 3.15%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Milwaukee County, WI grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 455k employees to 461k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Milwaukee County, WI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,002 people), Manufacturing (68,107 people), and Retail Trade (51,515 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Milwaukee County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Milwaukee County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Milwaukee County, WI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (80,002 people), Manufacturing (68,107 people), and Retail Trade (51,515 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Milwaukee County, WI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.52 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.47 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Milwaukee County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,749), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,065), and Finance & Insurance ($55,968).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $39.4B
  2. $31.4B
  3. $28.5B

In 2018, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $39.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($31.4B) and Motorized vehicles ($28.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$354B
2018 Value in Wisconsin
$594B
Projected 2045 Value in Wisconsin
67.9% growth

In 2018, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $354B. This is expected to increase 67.9% to $594B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $32.5B
  2. $29.5B
  3. $16.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $32.5B, followed by Minnesota with $29.5B and Michigan and $16.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Milwaukee County, WI awarded 16,926 degrees. The student population of Milwaukee County, WI is skewed towards women, with 27,898 male students and 38,256 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Milwaukee County, WI are White (10,604 and 65.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,879 and 11.6%), Black or African American (1,824 and 11.2%), and Asian (874 and 5.39%).

The largest universities in Milwaukee County, WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (5,754 and 34%), Milwaukee Area Technical College (3,689 and 21.8%), and Marquette University (3,290 and 19.4%).

The most popular majors in Milwaukee County, WI are Registered Nursing (1,221 and 7.21%), General Business Administration & Management (624 and 3.69%), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (434 and 2.56%).

The median tuition costs in Milwaukee County, WI are $31,174 for private four year colleges, and $7,421 and $13,206 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 779 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 431 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 364 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Milwaukee County, WI was Registered Nursing with 779 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Milwaukee County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,754 degrees awarded
  2. 3,689 degrees awarded
  3. 3,290 degrees awarded
$7,421
Median In-State Public
$31,174
Median Private

In 2019, the Milwaukee County, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with 5,754 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,838
Degrees Awarded to Men
10,088
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 6,838 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Milwaukee County, WI, which is 0.678 times less than the 10,088 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Milwaukee County, WI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    10,604 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,879 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1,824 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Milwaukee County, WI was White students. These 10,604 degrees mean that there were 5.64 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,879 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Milwaukee County, WI was $162,600 in 2018, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $157,000 to $162,600, a 3.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Milwaukee County, WI is 48.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Milwaukee County, WI have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Milwaukee County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$162,600
2018 Median
± $2,251
$157,000
2017 Median
± $3,193

In 2018, the median property value in Milwaukee County, WI grew to to $162,600 from the previous year's value of $157,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Milwaukee County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Milwaukee County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,636
Median Household Income
± $1,375
384k
Number of Households
± 9,084

In 2018, the median household income of the 384k households in Milwaukee County, WI grew to $49,636 from the previous year's value of $47,591.

The following chart displays the households in Milwaukee County, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Milwaukee County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Milwaukee County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

48.9%
2018 Homeownership
49%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 48.9% of the housing units in Milwaukee County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Milwaukee County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Milwaukee County, WI have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.35% of the workforce in Milwaukee County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (78.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.44%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.5%)

In 2018, 78.4% of workers in Milwaukee County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.44%) and those who worked at home (4.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Milwaukee County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Milwaukee County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

92.8% of the population of Milwaukee County, WI has health coverage, with 49.6% on employee plans, 23.1% on Medicaid, 9.87% on Medicare, 9.47% on non-group plans, and 0.767% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Wisconsin was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Milwaukee County, WI see 1364 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.29% decrease from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1193 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 328 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Columbia County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,364 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Milwaukee County, WI

Primary care physicians in Milwaukee County, WI see an average of 1,364 patients per year. This represents a 2.29% decrease from the previous year (1,396 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Milwaukee County, WI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Wisconsin
$5,159
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,057
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,608
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.21%
Uninsured
49.6%
Employer Coverage
23.1%
Medicaid
9.87%
Medicare
9.47%
Non-Group
0.767%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Milwaukee County, WI grew by 6.64% from 6.76% to 7.21%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Milwaukee County, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.2% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

Adams County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 18.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin by county over multiple years.

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