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Milwaukee, Wisconsin (WI): Economy and Business Data & Market Research
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Based on the data from 1997 / 2002 when the population of Milwaukee, Wisconsin was 584,684 / 590,895

Number of Establishments per 100,000 population

Number of Establishments - Milwaukee (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 848, 2002 - 744 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 145, 2002 - 125, State average - 45)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 753, 2002 - 661 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 128, 2002 - 111, State average - 28)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 1,700, 2002 - 1,513 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 290, 2002 - 256, State average - 81)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 217 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 36, State average - 9)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 484, 2002 - 474 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 82, 2002 - 80, State average - 19)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 1,092, 2002 - 1,209 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 186, 2002 - 204, State average - 46)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 541, 2002 - 577 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 92, 2002 - 97, State average - 23)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - 48, 2002 - 99 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 8, 2002 - 16, State average - 5)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 915, 2002 - 1,647 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 156, 2002 - 278, State average - 58)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 90, 2002 - 146 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 15, 2002 - 24, State average - 8)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 1,144, 2002 - 1,066 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 195, 2002 - 180, State average - 46)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 755, 2002 - 936 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 129, 2002 - 158, State average - 40)

Number of Employees per 100,000 population

Number of Employees - Milwaukee (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - 46,467, 2002 - 34,957 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 7,947, 2002 - 5,915, State average - 6,421)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - 14,029, 2002 - 13,869 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,399, 2002 - 2,347, State average - 1,106)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - 22,655, 2002 - 19,506 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 3,874, 2002 - 3,301, State average - 1,703)
  • D) Information: 2002 - 12,050 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - 2,039, State average - 803)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - 3,899, 2002 - 3,568 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 666, 2002 - 603, State average - 229)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - 14,871, 2002 - 15,946 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,543, 2002 - 2,698, State average - 668)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - 22,029, 2002 - 17,500 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 3,767, 2002 - 2,961, State average - 1,193)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - 314, 2002 - 951 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 53, 2002 - 160, State average - 248)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - 11,854, 2002 - 49,030 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 2,027, 2002 - 8,297, State average - 2,748)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - 1,781, 2002 - 5,389 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 304, 2002 - 912, State average - 496)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - 17,852, 2002 - 19,233 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 3,053, 2002 - 3,254, State average - 941)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - 5,080, 2002 - 7,563 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - 868, 2002 - 1,279, State average - 562)

Annual Payroll ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Annual Payroll ($1,000) - Milwaukee (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $1,643,485, 2002 - $1,380,000 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $281,089, 2002 - $233,544, State average - $123,407)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $531,376, 2002 - $616,672 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $90,882, 2002 - $104,362, State average - $32,487)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $360,593, 2002 - $390,498 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $61,673, 2002 - $66,085, State average - $25,553)
  • D) Information: 2002 - $556,540 (Per 100,000 population: 2002 - $94,185, State average - $22,402)
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $90,647, 2002 - $114,913 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $15,503, 2002 - $19,447, State average - $4,131)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $628,758, 2002 - $853,050 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $107,538, 2002 - $144,365, State average - $20,676)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $265,690, 2002 - $340,484 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $45,441, 2002 - $57,621, State average - $15,137)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - $4,538, 2002 - $17,943 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $776, 2002 - $3,036, State average - $2,896)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $426,666, 2002 - $1,616,224 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $72,973, 2002 - $273,521, State average - $66,798)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - $90,711, 2002 - $234,718 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $15,514, 2002 - $39,722, State average - $5,985)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $172,600, 2002 - $220,658 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $29,520, 2002 - $37,343, State average - $8,209)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $97,330, 2002 - $178,725 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $16,646, 2002 - $30,246, State average - $7,935)

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) per 100,000 population

Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000) - Milwaukee (2002)

  • A) Manufacturing: 1997 - $8,392,367, 2002 - $7,427,818 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,435,367, 2002 - $1,257,045, State average - $780,509)
  • B) Wholesale trade: 1997 - $8,379,243, 2002 - $9,277,293 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $1,433,123, 2002 - $1,570,040, State average - $490,287)
  • C) Retail trade: 1997 - $3,381,213, 2002 - $3,594,429 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $578,297, 2002 - $608,302, State average - $253,700)
  • D) Information: No data
  • E) Real estate & rental & leasing: 1997 - $462,303, 2002 - $500,484 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $79,068, 2002 - $84,699, State average - $22,365)
  • F) Professional, scientific & technical services: 1997 - $1,570,261, 2002 - $1,965,815 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $268,565, 2002 - $332,684, State average - $48,701)
  • G) Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 1997 - $554,966, 2002 - $650,964 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $94,917, 2002 - $110,165, State average - $32,261)
  • H) Educational services: 1997 - $12,663, 2002 - $43,854 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $2,165, 2002 - $7,421, State average - $7,779)
  • I) Health care & social assistance: 1997 - $781,103, 2002 - $3,772,283 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $133,594, 2002 - $638,401, State average - $152,356)
  • J) Arts, entertainment & recreation: 1997 - $368,763, 2002 - $641,998 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $63,070, 2002 - $108,648, State average - $17,631)
  • K) Accommodation & food services: 1997 - $615,393, 2002 - $781,967 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $105,252, 2002 - $132,336, State average - $28,490)
  • L) Other services (except public administration): 1997 - $307,407, 2002 - $644,655 (Per 100,000 population: 1997 - $52,576, 2002 - $109,098, State average - $26,096)

Industry Description Number of Establishments
[1997 / 2002]
Number of Employees
[1997 / 2002]
Annual Payroll ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Shipments / Sales / Receptions ($1,000)
[1997 / 2002]
Manufacturing848 / 74446,467 / 34,957$1,643,485 / $1,380,000$8,392,367 / $7,427,818
Food manufacturing68 / 624,735 / 4,143$122,751 / $123,438$1,537,486 / $1,264,532
Beverage & tobacco product manufacturing4500-999 / 1000-2499--
Leather & allied product manufacturing12 / -1000-2499 / ---
Paper manufacturing17 / 181000-2499--
Printing & related support activities128 / 1043,084 / 2,168$101,629 / $75,565$351,713 / $283,652
Chemical manufacturing47 / 442,105 / 1,763$77,433 / $80,731$378,117 / $434,945
Plastics & rubber products manufacturing25 / 221,366 / 986$41,321 / $36,680$178,524 / $168,708
Primary metal manufacturing25 / 243,481 / 2,361$102,844 / $80,748$388,049 / $306,999
Fabricated metal product manufacturing187 / 1627,471 / 4,598$264,726 / $181,771$983,554 / $730,226
Machinery manufacturing97 / 805,509 / 3,250$232,953 / $146,607$907,698 / $478,117
Computer & electronic product manufacturing36 / 343,071 / 2,481$139,369 / $119,509$494,065 / $855,478
Electrical equipment, appliance & component manufacturing24 / 217,121 / 5,904$260,382 / $236,132$1,510,245 / $1,146,882
Transportation equipment manufacturing17 / 231,711 / 1000-2499$58,822 / -$214,627 / -
Furniture & related product manufacturing38 / 35511 / 616$17,288 / $24,751$56,087 / $87,705
Miscellaneous manufacturing60 / 541,502 / 1,134$42,887 / $40,342$170,464 / $152,919
Wholesale trade753 / 66114,029 / 13,869$531,376 / $616,672$8,379,243 / $9,277,293
Wholesale trade, durable goods498 / 4098,669 / 5000-9999$365,939 / -$5,407,405 / -
Wholesale trade, nondurable goods255 / 2285,360 / 2500-4999$165,437 / -$2,971,838 / -
Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers- / 24- / 20-99--
Retail trade1,700 / 1,51322,655 / 19,506$360,593 / $390,498$3,381,213 / $3,594,429
Motor vehicle & parts dealers180 / 1762,697 / 2,330$71,225 / $71,928$782,239 / $760,179
Furniture & home furnishings stores89 / 70753 / 527$22,044 / $16,081$149,960 / $86,146
Electronics & appliance stores57 / 60473 / 466$7,944 / $9,697$72,458 / $84,017
Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers102 / 881,759 / 1,428$40,048 / $41,774$294,619 / $238,394
Food & beverage stores351 / 3194,871 / 4,012$63,296 / $65,012$699,460 / $672,518
Health & personal care stores131 / 1353,043 / 3,115$43,943 / $53,795$290,489 / $387,594
Gasoline stations184 / 1721,201 / 998$14,211 / $17,132$287,609 / $425,543
Clothing & clothing accessories stores246 / 1641,918 / 1,526$20,697 / $22,130$163,684 / $152,797
Sporting goods, hobby, book & music stores99 / 74794 / 727$9,847 / $9,064$88,603 / $81,556
General merchandise stores36 / 443,088 / 2,537$35,280 / $46,840$320,312 / $410,642
Miscellaneous store retailers172 / 1511,302 / 1,246$14,614 / $18,006$87,049 / $95,672
Nonstore retailers53 / 60756 / 594$17,444 / $19,039$144,731 / $199,371
Information- / 217- / 12,050- / $556,540-
Publishing industries (except Internet)- / 42- / 3,367- / $120,373- / $381,180
Motion picture & sound recording industries39 / 35410 / 1,378$7,646 / $23,637$31,104 / -
Broadcasting & telecommunications97 / -3,329 / -$152,796 / -$741,535 / -
Information services & data processing services34 / -1,084 / -$51,657 / -$103,071 / -
Broadcasting (except Internet)- / 13- / 500-999--
Telecommunications- / 76- / 3,113- / $190,388-
Internet service providers, web search portals & data processing- / 41- / 3,346- / $181,076- / $195,290
Other information services- / 6- / 20-99--
Real estate & rental & leasing484 / 4743,899 / 3,568$90,647 / $114,913$462,303 / $500,484
Real estate367 / 3622,709 / 2,485$65,915 / $88,399$317,861 / $346,174
Rental & leasing services116 / 1111000-2499--
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets (exc copyrighted works)- / 1- / 0-19--
Professional, scientific & technical services1,092 / 1,20914,871 / 15,946$628,758 / $853,050$1,570,261 / $1,965,815
Professional, scientific & technical services1,092 / 1,20914,871 / 15,946$628,758 / $853,050$1,570,261 / $1,965,815
Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service541 / 57722,029 / 17,500$265,690 / $340,484$554,966 / $650,964
Administrative & support services529 / 55521,800 / 17,316$259,083 / $332,939$532,501 / $619,727
Waste management & remediation services12 / 22229 / 184$6,607 / $7,545$22,465 / $31,237
Educational services48 / 99314 / 951$4,538 / $17,943$12,663 / $43,854
Educational services48 / 99314 / 951$4,538 / $17,943$12,663 / $43,854
Health care & social assistance915 / 1,64711,854 / 49,030$426,666 / $1,616,224$781,103 / $3,772,283
Ambulatory health care services739 / 7827,718 / 10000-24999$353,460 / -$625,617 / -
Hospitals- / 12- / 10000-24999--
Nursing & residential care facilities74 / 1783,306 / 5000-9999$61,869 / -$130,161 / -
Social assistance102 / 675830 / 11,818$11,337 / $240,884$25,325 / $558,765
Arts, entertainment & recreation90 / 1461,781 / 5,389$90,711 / $234,718$368,763 / $641,998
Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries42 / 74500-999 / 2500-4999--
Museums, historical sites & similar institutions- / 18- / 500-999--
Amusement, gambling & recreation industries47 / 541,098 / 2,134$17,138 / $47,907$271,894 / $327,871
Accommodation & food services1,144 / 1,06617,852 / 19,233$172,600 / $220,658$615,393 / $781,967
Accommodation38 / 492,463 / 2500-4999$32,601 / -$109,036 / -
Foodservices & drinking places1,106 / 1,01715,389 / 10000-24999$139,999 / -$506,357 / -
Other services (except public administration)755 / 9365,080 / 7,563$97,330 / $178,725$307,407 / $644,655
Repair & maintenance383 / 3592,430 / 2,112$56,577 / $56,251$177,002 / $166,558
Personal & laundry services372 / 3852,650 / 2500-4999$40,753 / -$130,405 / -

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