No results found
Show all results

Milwaukee, WI&

Add Comparison
0.08% growth
Median Age
Median Household Income
6.98% growth
Poverty Rate
Number of Employees
2.82% growth
Median Property Value
1.88% growth

About the photo: Milwaukee Art Museum, Quadracci Pavilion (arch: Santiago Calatrava; 1994-2001). South facade. Milwaukee WI


The economy of Milwaukee, WI employs 274,825 people. The economy of Milwaukee, WI is specialized in Manufacturing; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.81; 1.6; and 1.32 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Milwaukee, WI are Healthcare & Social Assistance (50,059), Manufacturing (41,647), and Accommodation & Food Service (26,472), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($49,295), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($41,804), and Finance & Insurance ($40,157).

Median household income in Milwaukee, WI is $37,495. Males in Milwaukee, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,447. The income inequality of Milwaukee, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458 which is lower than the national average.


Median Household Income

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Wage Distribution

Income by Location

Poverty by Age and Gender

Poverty by Race & Ethnicity


Employment by Occupations

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paid

Dataset: Source:


Employment by Industries

Most Common

Dataset: Source:

Most Specialized

Dataset: Source:

Highest Paying

Dataset: Source:

Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Milwaukee, WI. In Milwaukee County, WI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 73 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,226. Milwaukee County, WI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wisconsin.


Clinician to Patient Ratios

Showing data across all counties in Wisconsin.

Insurance Coverage by Age and Gender

Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements by Location

Trends in Medicare Enrollment and Reimbursements

Hospital Care for Medicare Patients

Heart Disease and Pneumonia

Diabetes Care

Preventative Women’s Health Services

Health Risks

Opioid Use

Conditions and Diseases

Risky/Harmful Behaviors

Homicide & Crime


Milwaukee, WI is home to a population of 600,154 people, from which 93.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Milwaukee, WI is composed of 231,304 Black residents (38.5%), 216,755 White residents (36.1%), 110,335 Hispanic residents (18.4%), 22,497 Asian residents (3.75%), and 15,914 Two+ residents (2.65%). The most common foreign languages in Milwaukee, WI are Spanish (76,185 speakers), Hmong (9,239 speakers), and Arabic (2,568 speakers), but compared to other places, Milwaukee, WI has a relative high number of Hmong (9,239 speakers), Laotian (1,014 speakers), and Serbo-Croatian (1,015 speakers).


Age by Nativity


Global Diversity


Race & Ethnicity

Non-English Speakers




In 2015 universities in Milwaukee, WI awarded 14,418 degrees. The student population of Milwaukee, WI is skewed towards females, with 6,043 male students and 8,375 female students. Most students in Milwaukee, WI are White (10,000 and 69.4%), followed by Black or African American (1,332 and 9.2%), Hispanic or Latino (1,108 and 7.68%), and Asian (617 and 4.28%). The largest universities in Milwaukee, WI by number of graduates are University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (5,457 and 37.8%), Marquette University (3,477 and 24.1%), and Milwaukee Area Technical College (2,945 and 20.4%). The most popular majors in Milwaukee, WI are Registered Nursing (543 and 3.77%), General Finance (439 and 3.04%), and General Psychology (433 and 3%). The median tuition costs in Milwaukee, WI are $26,790 for private four year colleges, and $8,091 and $18,265 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



Student Gender for Common Institutions

Student Race & Ethnicity

Housing & Living

The median property value in Milwaukee, WI is $114,000, which is 0.59 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $111,900 to $114,000, a 1.88% increase. The homeownership rate of Milwaukee, WI is 40.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Milwaukee, WI have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Milwaukee, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


Household Income


Property Value

Property Taxes

Rent vs Own


Car Ownership

Commute Time

Commuter Transportation

Keep Exploring

United States
Washington County, WI
Waukesha County, WI
Milwaukee County, WI
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI Metro Area
metropolitan statistical area
No results found
Loading Comparison