Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Population in 2012: 598,916 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 287,029  (47.9%)
Females: 311,887  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  30.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 53154, 53202, 53203, 53204, 53205, 53206, 53207, 53208, 53210, 53211, 53213, 53214, 53215, 53216, 53218, 53222, 53224, 53226, 53233, 53235, 53295.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,042 (it was $32,216 in 2000)
Milwaukee:

$34,042
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,823 (it was $16,181 in 2000)

Milwaukee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,800 (it was $79,600 in 2000)
Milwaukee:

$120,800
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $151,905; Detached houses: $151,564; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,608; In 2-unit structures: $147,337; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,786; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $185,647; Mobile homes: $68,909; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $493,436

Median gross rent in 2012: $748.

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  • Black alone - 235,808 (39.4%)
  • White alone - 213,302 (35.6%)
  • Hispanic - 108,791 (18.2%)
  • Asian alone - 21,174 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 15,535 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 3,182 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1,074 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 54 (0.01%)

Races in Milwaukee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milwaukee: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.3%), Polish (6.7%), Irish (5.5%), Italian (2.6%), English (2.3%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1846

Elevation: 634 feet

Land area: 96.1 square miles.

Population density: 6,235 people per square mile   (high).

Milwaukee,WI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Milwaukee:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milwaukee city:

  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

59,665 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:  10.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 373 registered sex offenders living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Milwaukee to the number of sex offenders is 1,606 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,298 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,121 (2.8%)

Milwaukee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (85.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Milwaukee, WI (1.7 miles ), Wauwatosa, WI (1.9 miles ), West Allis, WI (2.1 miles ), Shorewood, WI (2.1 miles ), Whitefish Bay, WI (2.2 miles ), Glendale, WI (2.4 miles ), Greenfield, WI (2.5 miles ), Elm Grove, WI (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 94 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 1999: 93 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2000: 112 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2001: 154 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2002: 150 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2003: 254 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2004: 211 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2005: 204 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2006: 174 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2007: 167 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2008: 96 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2009: 78 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2011: 131 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $101,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 87.96 W

Milwaukee nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): A Great Place on a Great Lake, Brew City/Brew Town, City of Festivals, Cream City, Mil-town, The Mil

Daytime population change due to commuting: +30,893 (+5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 155,425 (61.8%)

Area codes: 262, 920, 414

Milwaukee household income distribution Milwaukee home values distribution

Property values in Milwaukee, WI


Crime rates in Milwaukee by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 122127111109871211031057172948591
per 100,000 20.921.118.318.314.720.617.718.311.811.915.514.215.2
Rapes 303295326246176158112236208204197194230
per 100,000 51.849.153.841.429.826.919.341.234.533.732.532.538.4
Robberies 3,0212,9133,1972,8682,5512,9273,6083,5293,2073,1222,9322,9633,027
per 100,000 516.6484.5527.9482.6431.7499.1621.0615.9532.6516.3483.9496.0505.0
Assaults 2,2652,1282,1482,0661,8232,8043,8754,1703,8533,1863,1062,7274,411
per 100,000 387.3353.9354.7347.7308.5478.1666.9727.8639.9526.9512.6456.5735.9
Burglaries 6,3636,6806,9226,0414,5314,5705,6516,2036,4096,5346,1816,6696,977
per 100,000 1088.11111.11143.01016.5766.8779.2972.61082.71064.41080.61020.11116.31164.0
Thefts 23,94925,71226,42425,52621,86521,61124,34324,24823,61523,39721,21218,89018,448
per 100,000 4095.54276.64363.34295.43700.53684.74189.84232.23921.93869.43500.83161.93077.8
Auto thefts 8,0697,8937,1876,2315,6726,6318,2397,7486,5384,8604,3274,5384,803
per 100,000 1379.91312.81186.81048.5959.91130.61418.11352.31085.8803.7714.1759.6801.3
Arson 524453382341263254320346317355248262306
per 100,000 89.675.363.157.444.543.355.160.452.658.740.943.951.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 683.9669.0676.2627.3537.0616.6739.0773.4674.8622.0588.7574.9645.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Milwaukee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2,577 (1,906 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Milwaukee tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -31,163 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

Work and jobs in Milwaukee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milwaukee-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Milwaukee city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/22/1964, a category F4 tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milwaukee-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from Milwaukee center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 292.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 253.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 350.5 miles away from Milwaukee center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Milwaukee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Milwaukee topographic map

Birthplace of: Daron Hagen - Composer, Tom Barrett (politician) - Mayor of Milwaukee, Abraham J. Twerski - Hasidic rabbi, Adelaide Hasse - Librarian, Leland Sklar - Rock bass guitarist, Chris Gardner - Entrepreneur, William Rehnquist - 16th Chief Justice of the, Austin Aries - Professional wrestler, Bernardine Dohrn - Anti–Vietnam War activist, Candice Michelle - Female professional wrestler.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Milwaukee: Abraham DeSomer, Einar H., Jr. Ingman, Frank Albert Young, Harry Bell, John Otto Siegel, Lance P. Sijan, Robert J. Modrzejewski.

Main business address for: NML VARIABLE ANNUITY ACCOUNT A , RBS GLOBAL INC (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT), Thomas Equipment, Inc. (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN), ROUNDYS INC (WHOLESALE-GROCERIES & GENERAL LINE), MARCUS CORP (HOTELS & MOTELS), SMITH A O CORP (MOTORS & GENERATORS), ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC (MEASURING & CONTROLLING DEVICES, NEC), CATALYST INTERNATIONAL INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE) and 24 other public companies.

Hospitals in Milwaukee:

  • AURORA SINAI MEDICAL CTR (provides emergency services, 945 N 12TH ST BOX 342)
  • CHILDRENS HSPTL OF WISCONSIN (provides emergency services, 9000 W WISCONSIN AVE)
  • DEPAUL HOSPITAL INC (4143 SOUTH 13TH STREET)
  • FROEDTERT MEM LUTHERAN HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 9200 W WISCONSIN AVE)
  • LAKEVIEW HOSPITAL (10010 WEST BLUEMOUND ROAD)
  • MILWAUKEE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 5000 W. NATIONAL AVENUE)
  • RUTH HSPC (8526 W MILL RD)
  • SETON HOSPICE (2266 N PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • ST MARYS HILL HOSPITAL INC (2350 N LAKE DRIVE)
  • WHEATON FRANCISCAN HOSPICE (9688 W APPLETON AVE)
  • WHEATON FRANSICAN HEALTHCARE-GLENDALE (2400 W VILLARD AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Milwaukee:

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Amtrak station:

MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Biggest Colleges/Universities in Milwaukee:

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Full-time enrollment: 24,196; Location: 2200 E Kenwood Blvd; Public; Website: www.uwm.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (FT enrollment: 13,156; Location: 700 W State St; Public; Website: matc.edu)
  • Marquette University (FT enrollment: 9,844; Location: 1250 W Wisconsin Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marquette.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (FT enrollment: 3,595; Location: 6801 N Yates Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stritch.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (FT enrollment: 2,386; Location: 1025 N Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.msoe.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Alverno College (FT enrollment: 1,925; Location: 3400 S 43rd St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.alverno.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Mount Mary University (FT enrollment: 1,225; Location: 2900 N. Menomonee River Pky; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtmary.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College (FT enrollment: 1,159; Location: 8800 W Bluemound Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: wlc.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee (FT enrollment: 1,086; Location: 310 W. Wisconsin Avenue Suite 500; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (FT enrollment: 717; Location: 273 E Erie St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.miad.edu)
  • Medical College of Wisconsin (FT enrollment: 399; Location: 8701 Watertown Plank Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Art Institute of Wisconsin (FT enrollment: 393; Location: 320 East Buffalo Street, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.artinstitutes.edu/milwaukee/)
  • DeVry University-Wisconsin (FT enrollment: 304; Location: 411 E Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.devry.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus (FT enrollment: 276; Location: 10850 W Park Pl; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The Institute of Beauty and Wellness (FT enrollment: 210; Location: 327 East Saint Paul Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibw.edu)
  • Milwaukee Career College (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 3077 N Mayfair Rd Ste 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mkecc.edu)
  • Strayer University-Wisconsin (FT enrollment: 142; Location: 9000 West Chester Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/wisconsin/milwaukee; Offers Master's degree)
  • Empire Beauty School-Milwaukee (FT enrollment: 121; Location: 5655 South 27th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology (FT enrollment: 68; Location: 9120 W Hampton Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wspp.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Montessori Institute of Milwaukee (FT enrollment: 44; Location: 3195 S Superior St Ste L428; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.montessori6-12ami.org)

Biggest public high schools in Milwaukee:

Biggest private high schools in Milwaukee:

  • PIUS XI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,215; Location: 135 N 76TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY SCHOOL-MILWAUKEE (Students: 1,065; Location: 2100 W FAIRY CHASM RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,052; Location: 3401 W WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • WISCONSIN LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 862; Location: 330 N GLENVIEW AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MILWAUKEE LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 731; Location: 9700 W GRANTOSA DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 708; Location: 1300 S 109TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ATLAS PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 700; Location: 2911 S 32ND ST; Grades: KG - 12)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HOLY ANGELS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 4257 N 100TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • MESSMER CATHOLIC SCHOOLS (Students: 631; Location: 742 W CAPITOL DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST THOMAS MORE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 2601 E MORGAN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Milwaukee:

  • Longfellow El (Students: 909; Location: 1021 S 21st St; Grades: 0-8)
  • Bruce Guadalupe (Students: 875; Location: 1028 S 9th St; Grades: KG-8)
  • Lincoln Mid (Students: 867; Location: 820 E Knapp St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Congress El (Students: 853; Location: 5225 W Lincoln Creek Dr; Grades: 0-8)
  • Forest Home El (Students: 844; Location: 1516 W Forest Home Ave; Grades: 0-5)
  • Doerfler El (Students: 797; Location: 3014 W Scott St; Grades: 0-8)
  • Allen-Field El (Students: 767; Location: 730 W Lapham Blvd; Grades: 0-5)
  • Mitchell El (Students: 731; Location: 1728 S 23rd St; Grades: 0-8)
  • Roosevelt Mid (Students: 730; Location: 800 W Walnut St; Grades: 6-8)
  • Vieau El (Students: 729; Location: 823 S 4th St; Grades: 0-8)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Milwaukee:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL OF MILWAUKEE (Students: 999; Location: 1727 S 9TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • URBAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 1441 N 24TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GREATER HOLY TEMPLE CHRISTIAN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 528; Location: 5575 N 76TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST MATTHIAS PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 9300 W BELOIT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ADALBERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 1913 W BECHER ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SALAM SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 4707 S 13TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MESSMER PREPARATORY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 3027 N FRATNEY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 1114 S 25TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 357; Location: 3132 S 63RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MILWAUKEE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 348; Location: 345 N 95TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Milwaukee

Library in Milwaukee:

  • MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,887,054; Location: 814 W. WISCONSIN AVE.; 2,318,464 books; 11,942 e-books; 114,858 audio materials; 116,304 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 4,867 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 105.3 (WFZH) F. M. is now a Milwaukee station owned by Salem Media
  • Churches in Milwaukee: St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, St. Nicholas Serbian Church
  • Milwaukee is a great place to live and to visit
  • radio station WLZR 102.9 has been changed to 102.9 The Hog

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Notable locations in Milwaukee: Brynwood Country Club (A), Concordia Sub-Station (B), Brown Deer Golf Course (C), Wood (D), Marquette University Stadium (E), Jones Island Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Public Small Boat Landing (G), Northern Light Company (H), Milwaukee Passenger Pier (I), South Pier Number One (J), Wisconsin Electric Coal Yard (K), Milwaukee Stockyards (L), Milwaukee City Bulk Cargo Dock (M), Harbor Master City Heavy Lift Dock (N), Riverside Pumping Station Milwaukee Water Works (O), Park Industrial Center (P), Helfaer Field (Q), Granville Center (R), Helfaer Tennis Stadium (S), Terminal Three (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grand Avenue Retail Center Shopping Center (1), Applecrest Plaza Shopping Center (2), Capital Centre Shopping Center (3), City Crossing Shopping Center (4), Forest Home Shopping Center (5), Loomis Centre Mall Shopping Center (6), Midtown Shopping Center (7), Mill Road Shopping Center (8), Northridge Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Milwaukee include: NML VARIABLE ANNUITY ACCOUNT A (A), Thomas Equipment, Inc. (B), ROUNDYS INC (C), MARCUS CORP (D), SMITH A O CORP (E), ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milwaukee include: New Apostolic Church (A), Trinity Presbyterian Church (B), First Reformed Church (C), Trinity Methodist Church (D), Washington Park English Lutheran Church (E), Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church (F), Bethel German Baptist Church (G), Epworth Methodist Church (H), New Hope Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Stephens Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Resthaven Cemetery (3), Second Home Cemetery (4), Valhalla Cemetery (5), Holy Cross Cemetery (6), Holy Trinity Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Northridge Lake (A), Northridge Lakes 1 and 2 (B), 690 Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Milwaukee River (A), Menomonee River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Milwaukee include: Alcott Park (1), Adams Play Field (2), Bremen Street Playground (3), Cathedral Square (4), Center Street Park (5), City Hall Square (6), MacArthur Square (7), Clarke Park (8), Culver Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Clown Hall of Fame International (Museums; 161 West Wisconsin Avenue) (1), Discovery World (Museums; 500 North Harbor Drive) (2), CAPT Frederick Pabst Mansion (Museums; 2000 West Wisconsin Avenue) (3), Betty Brinn Children's Museum (929 East Wisconsin Avenue) (4), Eisner Museum of Advertising & Design (208 North Water Street) (5), Charles Allis Art Museum (1801 North Prospect Avenue) (6), America's Black Holocaust Museum Inc (2233 North 4th Street) (7), Milwaukee County Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 910 North Old World 3rd Street) (8), A Hotcakes Gallery (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3379 North Pierce Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Edge-O-Town Motel (5105 South 27th Street) (1), Manor House Hotel (1700 West Natl Avenue) (2), Days Inn West Allis (1673 South 108th Street) (3), Baymont Inns (5442 North Lovers Lane Road) (4), Best Western Milwaukee Airport Hotel & Cnfrnce Center (5105 South Howell Avenue) (5), Howard Johnson Hotel (176 West Wisconsin Avenue) (6), Econo Lodge Airport (6541 South 13th Street) (7), Clarion Hotel Airport (5311 South Howell Avenue) (8), Best Western Midway Hotel - Highway 100 (251 N Mayfair Rd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Milwaukee County - Clerk Of Circuit Court- Central Intake-Screening (821 West State Street) (1), United States Government - Labor Management Standards Office- Labor Dept- Courts- Bankruptcy C (517 East Wisconsin) (2), Camilla Court (535 West Concordia) (3), Milwaukee County - Court Commissioner- Draper Lindsey- Vosper Julia E (10201 West Watertown Plank Road) (4), Milwaukee County - Court Commissioner- Cook Dennis (901 North 9th Street Suite 201) (5), Milwaukee County - Clerk Of Circuit Court- Criminal Division (821 West State Street) (6), Milwaukee County - Clerk Of Circuit Court- Corporation Counsel (901 North 9th Street Suite 201) (7), Court Alternatives Program (951 North James Lovell) (8), Milwaukee County - Cimple Dennis R- Judges- Preliminary Hearing Court- Court Commissi (949 North 9th Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Milwaukee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.969. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.969
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milwaukee and their reported violations in the past:

BROWN DEER WATERWORKS (Population served: 12,741, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2012), St Public Notif issued (JUN-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2011), St Public Notif issued (JUN-19-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-01-2014), St Other (MAY-08-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (MAY-01-2014), St Other (MAY-08-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif issued (JUN-21-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2013)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MCDONALDS MEQUON (Population served: 1,524, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif issued (JUL-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
BIRCH TERRACE MOBILE HOME COMMUNITY (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2008)
BROOKSIDE MEADOWS MHP (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2011)
U S BANK SOUTHEAST FRANKSVILLE (Address: SUITE 3175 , Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MEQUON SOCCER CLUB (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2009), St Boil Water Order (APR-01-2009), St Public Notif issued (APR-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2009)
FRANKLIN MOBILE LLC 3 (Population served: 118, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUN-17-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUN-22-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-26-1998), St BCA signed (MAR-04-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-04-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
US BANK MEQUON (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2012), St Boil Water Order (APR-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-06-2012), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Milwaukee that have no violations reported:

  • GLENDALE WATERWORKS (Population served: 12,883, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • VILLAGE BP (Population served: 452, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILWAUKEE COUNTRY CLUB CLUBHOUSE (Population served: 320, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILWAUKEE COUNTRY CLUB TENNIS BLDG (Population served: 320, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 253, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRYOR AVE IRON WELL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAIL RIDGE RANCH - CAFETERIA (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COUNTRY ACRES MOBILE HOME PK (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WISCONSIN COUNTRY CLUB TEE 5 (Population served: 155, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EMERALD WOODS CONDOS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 32.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.8% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Milwaukee in 2010:

  • 9,508 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,512 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,419 people in state prisons
  • 1,382 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 899 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 847 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 769 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 521 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 218 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 176 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 62 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in federal detention centers

People in group quarters in Milwaukee in 2000:

  • 6,745 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,645 people in nursing homes
  • 1,898 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,764 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 432 people in religious group quarters
  • 251 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 234 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 225 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 181 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 178 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 164 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 163 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 132 people in state prisons
  • 122 people in halfway houses
  • 117 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 85 people in other group homes
  • 80 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 64 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 31 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 17 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 9 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in crews of maritime vessels

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Milwaukee compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Miller Park. Capacity: 42,200. Milwaukee Brewers.
  • Bradley Center. Milwaukee Bucks (NBA).
  • U.S. Cellular Arena. Milwaukee Wave (MISL}.

Banks with most branches in Milwaukee (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: 29 branches. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 20 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Guaranty Bank: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • Associated Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Tri City National Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2009/10/26: Bank assets: $1,214.5 mil, Deposits: $1,073.7 mil, headquarters in Oak Creek, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Tri City Bankshares Corporation
  • TCF National Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • North Shore Bank, FSB: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,769.3 mil, Deposits: $1,357.7 mil, headquarters in Brookfield, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices
  • Bank Mutual: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices
  • 20 other banks with 37 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Milwaukee, Wisconsin:

  • Hyatt Regency Milwaukee, 333 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203 , Phone: (414) 276-1234, Fax: (414) 270-6069
  • Four Points By Sheraton Milwaukee North, 8900 N Kildeer Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53209 , Phone: (414) 355-8585, Fax: (414) 355-3566
  • Intercontinental Milwaukee, 139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 , Phone: (414) 276-8686, Fax: (414) 276-8007
  • Super 8 Motel-milwaukee Airport, 5253 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207 , Phone: (414) 481-8488, Fax: (414) 481-8086
  • Hampton Inn Milwaukee Northwest, 5601 N Lover's Lane Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53225 , Phone: (414) 466-8881, Fax: (414) 466-3849
  • Radisson Hotel Milwaukee West, 2303 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 , Phone: (414) 257-3400, Fax: (414) 257-0900
  • Holiday Inn Express Milwaukee West Medical Center, 11111 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226 , Phone: (414) 778-0333, Fax: (414) 778-0331
  • Radisson Milwaukee North Shore, 7065 N Prt Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217 , Phone: (414) 351-6960, Fax: (414) 351-5194
  • 48 other hotels and motels
All 56 fire-safe hotels and motels in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Milwaukee travel time to work - commute Milwaukee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Milwaukee:

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Religion statistics for Milwaukee city (based on Milwaukee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.46%
Here: 47.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodJewish
Adherents58.6%7.4%6.4%5.7%3.8%
Congregations18.3%9.1%10.3%9.3%3.2%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.1%2.1%1.6%1.4%10.9%
Congregations5.4%5.2%4.0%3.8%31.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 203
Milwaukee County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Milwaukee County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 262
Milwaukee County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 605
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Milwaukee County:

29.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 175$843,386$57,8325$5,862
Other Government Administration 459$1,990,780$52,04714$8,344
Judicial and Legal 98$526,030$64,4120$0
Police Protection - Officers 1,857$9,317,164$60,2080$0
Police - Other 467$1,455,066$37,389206$97,858
Firefighters 741$4,340,194$70,2870$0
Fire - Other 99$441,006$53,4550$0
Streets and Highways 206$811,578$47,2762$4,334
Water Transport and Terminals 16$72,330$54,2480$0
Health 461$1,711,926$44,5623$4,258
Solid Waste Management 377$1,312,198$41,7681$1,340
Sewerage 115$425,634$44,4140$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 174$657,054$45,3140$0
Natural Resources 187$654,712$42,0140$0
Water Supply 310$1,391,682$53,8721$1,184
Local Libraries 325$1,017,766$37,57959$37,560
Other and Unallocable 557$2,087,792$44,97912$9,052
Totals for Government 6,624$29,056,298$52,638303$169,792

Milwaukee government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $60,877,000 ($101.65)
    General Public Buildings: $25,231,000 ($42.13)
    General - Other: $20,710,000 ($34.58)
    Sewerage: $19,083,000 ($31.86)
    Water Utilities: $18,321,000 ($30.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,078,000 ($5.14)
    Libraries: $2,113,000 ($3.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,621,000 ($2.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $214,538,000 ($358.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $119,764,000 ($199.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $95,363,000 ($159.23)
    General - Other: $82,139,000 ($137.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,691,000 ($126.38)
    Regular Highways: $71,560,000 ($119.48)
    Water Utilities: $51,953,000 ($86.75)
    Health - Other: $32,499,000 ($54.26)
    Libraries: $22,421,000 ($37.44)
    Parking Facilities: $20,451,000 ($34.15)
    Sewerage: $19,382,000 ($32.36)
    Financial Administration: $15,751,000 ($26.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,360,000 ($25.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,690,000 ($24.53)
    General Public Buildings: $10,431,000 ($17.42)
    Central Staff Services: $7,030,000 ($11.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,418,000 ($4.04)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,130,000 ($3.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $837,681,000 ($1398.66)
    Corporate Bonds: $572,353,000 ($955.65)
    Other Investments - Other: $245,420,000 ($409.77)
    Benefit Payments: $202,055,000 ($337.37)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $36,891,000 ($61.60)
    Withdrawals: $1,103,000 ($1.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,490,000 ($62.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $27,177,000 ($45.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $3,689,000 ($6.16)
    Police Protection: $3,520,000 ($5.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $363,281,000 ($606.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,945,000 ($3.25)

Milwaukee government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,304,000 ($102.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,926,000 ($80.02)
    All Other: $29,171,000 ($48.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,159,000 ($37.00)
    Parking Facilities: $21,459,000 ($35.83)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,888,000 ($8.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,563,000 ($5.95)
    Regular Highways: $282,000 ($0.47)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $369,582,000 ($617.08)
    Local Employee Contribution: $32,084,000 ($53.57)
    From Parent Local Government: $47,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $68,736,000 ($114.77)
    Highways: $504,000 ($0.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,953,000 ($83.41)
    Highways: $16,763,000 ($27.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $19,575,000 ($32.68)
    Interest Earnings: $17,144,000 ($28.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,894,000 ($9.84)
    Special Assessments: $5,034,000 ($8.41)
    Rents: $458,000 ($0.76)
    Sale of Property: $82,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,133,000 ($98.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $245,462,000 ($409.84)
    All Other: $30,508,000 ($50.94)
    Highways: $26,261,000 ($43.85)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,263,000 ($5.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $183,000 ($0.31)
  • Tax - Property: $236,779,000 ($395.35)
    NEC: $13,374,000 ($22.33)

Milwaukee government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $887,886,000 ($1482.49)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $786,577,000 ($1313.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,874,000 ($375.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,565,000 ($206.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $78,710,000 ($131.42)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $72,825,000 ($121.59)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,885,000 ($9.83)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $238,000,000 ($397.38)
    Beginning: $238,000,000 ($397.38)

Milwaukee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,598,000 ($62.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $2,743,192,000 ($4580.26)
    Total Federal Securities: $149,604,000 ($249.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $265,170,000 ($442.75)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $361,252,000 ($603.18)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.10%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  1.06% ($39,785 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.25% ($37,956)
from Cook County, IL  0.22% ($40,592)


5.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($315 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.05%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Waukesha County, WI  1.32% ($54,465 average AGI)
to Racine County, WI  0.33% ($48,734)
to Washington County, WI  0.30% ($52,017)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milwaukee:

  • WJYI (1340 AM; 1 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNOV (860 AM; 0 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: COURIER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milwaukee:

  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMSE (91.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Milwaukee:

  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Milwaukee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 930
Total length: 8,594 meters (28,196ft)
Total costs: $365,916,000
Total average daily traffic: 23,589,641
Total average daily truck traffic: 494,824

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 7
  • 1910-1919: 17
  • 1920-1929: 35
  • 1930-1939: 26
  • 1940-1949: 5
  • 1950-1959: 92
  • 1960-1969: 318
  • 1970-1979: 137
  • 1980-1989: 43
  • 1990-1999: 47
  • 2000-2009: 165
  • 2010-2012: 37
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Milwaukee, WI
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Milwaukee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 511 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Milwaukee, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 274 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 271 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 987 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Milwaukee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Milwaukee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 249 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 220 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,219$126,7692,026$123,8707,878$132,257502$45,868142$785,9931,181$107,0144$43,935
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED79$117,420126$148,313775$133,14996$32,2274$431,75074$133,9302$40,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED249$111,473456$97,6113,628$126,312744$35,40726$1,064,793463$96,81711$27,787
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN137$119,364217$132,9482,179$134,533126$54,29919$731,962186$111,1001$28,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS41$103,34179$132,692493$128,88770$47,7591$115,00044$92,7350$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 225 tracts in Milwaukee, WI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 155 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED449$142,949340$160,3371$356,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED84$136,810102$161,2039$183,778
APPLICATIONS DENIED66$145,03747$171,1752$163,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$118,89620$170,9970$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$151,8461$147,0001$158,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Milwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7,65074.9 years
Mary5,86779.7 years
William4,88874.8 years
Joseph4,87976.0 years
Robert4,18269.5 years
Frank3,96777.3 years
George3,63775.8 years
Helen3,61080.8 years
Edward3,49875.1 years
Anna3,40083.8 years
Most common last names in Milwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,60672.7 years
Smith1,43572.3 years
Miller1,06376.2 years
Schmidt96278.3 years
Williams93168.9 years
Brown89570.8 years
Anderson79975.1 years
Jones75569.8 years
Mueller73278.8 years
Schultz67276.1 years
Businesses in Milwaukee, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI6KFC12
AMF Bowling1Kohl's1
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware8La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts12Lane Furniture2
Applebee's7Little Caesars Pizza3
Arby's2Marriott1
Audi2MasterBrand Cabinets3
AutoZone5Mazda2
BMW1McDonald's29
Bally Total Fitness2Menards1
Best Western2Motel 61
Blockbuster4New Balance13
Brooks Brothers1Nike21
Budget Car Rental3Nissan2
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot2
Burger King9OfficeMax3
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
CVS8Olive Garden1
CarMax1Panda Express1
Carson Pirie Scott2Panera Bread2
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza4
Catherines1Payless7
Chevrolet2Penske8
Chipotle2Pizza Hut9
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes8
Church's Chicken2Qdoba Mexican Grill6
Clarion1Quiznos4
Cold Stone Creamery1RadioShack7
Comfort Inn1Ramada2
Comfort Suites1Rodeway Inn1
Cricket Wireless38Ruby Tuesday1
Curves7Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
DHL1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel3
Dennys3Starbucks16
Domino's Pizza6Subaru1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway26
Econo Lodge1Super 81
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile12
Fashion Bug1T.G.I. Driday's1
FedEx76T.J.Maxx3
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Taco Bell13
Foot Locker6Target2
Ford2The Athlete's Foot1
GNC2Torrid1
GameStop6Toyota2
Goodwill1Toys"R"Us2
H&R Block27Trader Joe's1
Hilton6True Value4
Holiday Inn4U-Haul15
Home Depot2U.S. Cellular6
Honda2UPS111
Hot Topic1Urban Outfitters1
Houlihan's1Vans1
Hyatt3Volkswagen1
Hyundai1Walgreens12
IHOP1Walmart4
Jimmy John's6Wendy's11
Johnny Rockets1Whole Foods Market1
Jones New York7YMCA8

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  • #3 (53224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ugandan first ancestries"
  • #5 (53202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
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  • #55 (53222) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of physicians in 2005"
  • #58 (53202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most finance and insurance companies in 2005"
  • #62 (53202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most medium-big companies in 2005 (at least 100 employees)"
  • #68 (53208) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #81 (53202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #85 (53154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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Total of 1433 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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