South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 21,236 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 10,089  (47.5%)
Females: 11,147  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 53172.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,133 (it was $44,197 in 2000)
South Milwaukee:

$55,133
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,622 (it was $20,925 in 2000)

South Milwaukee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $156,049 (it was $111,100 in 2000)
South Milwaukee:

$156,049
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $171,377; Detached houses: $175,571; Townhouses or other attached units: $160,523; In 2-unit structures: $140,036; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,944; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,433

Median gross rent in 2016: $786.

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  • Races in South Milwaukee, WI (2016)

    South Milwaukee races chart
    • 17,40882.5%White alone
    • 2,0759.8%Hispanic
    • 6823.2%Two or more races
    • 5732.7%Black alone
    • 2301.1%Asian alone
    • 250.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in South Milwaukee: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.8%), Polish (14.6%), American (5.3%), Albanian (4.8%), Irish (4.6%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1897

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.78 square miles.

Population density: 4,443 people per square mile   (average).

South Milwaukee,WI real estate house value index trend

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in South Milwaukee:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Milwaukee city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1,129 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

5.3%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 33 registered sex offenders living in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in South Milwaukee to the number of sex offenders is 640 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 2016: $3,800 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,922 (2.5%)

South Milwaukee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: West Allis, WI (10.3 miles , pop. 61,254).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (10.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (74.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oak Creek, WI (1.6 miles ), Cudahy, WI (1.6 miles ), St. Francis, WI (2.0 miles ), Greendale, WI (2.6 miles ), Franklin, WI (2.7 miles ), Greenfield, WI (2.8 miles ), Caledonia, WI (2.9 miles ), West Milwaukee, WI (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 87.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,595 (-26.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,585 (14.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

South Milwaukee household income distribution South Milwaukee home values distribution

Crime rates in South Milwaukee by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.04.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.70.0
Rapes 29275735544727
per 100,000 9.341.79.333.123.933.914.223.723.518.818.832.99.433.0
Robberies 111016141117101971215151216
per 100,000 51.046.474.866.252.682.447.490.032.956.370.570.656.575.4
Assaults 1515181435226342122311620
per 100,000 69.669.684.166.2167.3106.628.414.218.898.5103.5145.875.394.3
Burglaries 8394736898687296767646456479
per 100,000 384.9436.0341.1321.4468.3329.4341.0454.5357.7356.5216.3211.7301.3372.4
Theft 447479370384447380406383410344334404370398
per 100,000 2,072.92,221.61,728.91,815.22,136.21,841.01,922.91,813.31,929.61,613.81,570.81,900.51,741.91,876.3
Auto thefts 2827193637333221251119142427
per 100,000 129.8125.288.8170.2176.8159.9151.699.4117.751.689.465.9113.0127.3
Arson 3N/A532131181420
per 100,000 13.9N/A23.414.29.64.814.24.74.737.54.718.89.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.5) 166.7202.6156.1177.7200.7182.6144.2161.1144.1145.2142.0172.8148.8179.2

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Crime rate in South Milwaukee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 39 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Wisconsin average:

2.03
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +282 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

South Milwaukee-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the South 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 32.6 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South 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 308.4 miles away from the city 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 282.9 miles away from South Milwaukee 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 113.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 243.8 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 340.6 miles away from South 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 306.8 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 (13).
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).
South Milwaukee topographic map

Birthplace of: Gary Wetzel - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Greg Brower - Politicians, Jeffrey Plale - Politician, Reginald Lisowski - Professional wrestler, Jackie Kashian - Stand-up comedian, Phil Sobocinski - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in South Milwaukee: Gary George Wetzel.

Main business address for: BUCYRUS INTERNATIONAL INC (MINING MACHINERY & EQUIP (NO OIL & GAS FIELD MACH & EQUIP)).

Hospitals and medical centers in South Milwaukee:

  • N O S HEALTHCARE INC (1333 EAST COLLEGE AVENUE STE L)
  • FRANCISCAN VILLA (3601 S CHICAGO AVE)
  • WILLOWCREST CARE CENTER (3821 S CHICAGO AVE)

Amtrak stations near South Milwaukee:

  • 9 miles: 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.
  • 15 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Milwaukee:

  • Marquette University (about 10 miles; Milwaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering (about 10 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 10 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 12 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 16 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 19 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carroll University (about 20 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)

Public high school in South Milwaukee:

Public elementary/middle schools in South Milwaukee:

Private elementary/middle schools in South Milwaukee:

  • ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 149, Location: 3600 S CHICAGO AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • DIVINE MERCY SCHOOL (Students: 148, Location: 695 COLLEGE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in South Milwaukee

Library in South Milwaukee:

  • SOUTH MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $845,912; Location: 1907 10TH AVE.; 127,564 books; 11,942 e-books; 10,821 audio materials; 10,439 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 106 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Additional Hospital: St. Lukes Medical Center, South Shore (formerly Trinity Memorial Hospital), Cudahy, WI (0.5 miles from So. Milw.)

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Notable locations in South Milwaukee: South Milwaukee Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), South Milwaukee Fire Department (B), South Milwaukee Public Library (C), South Milwaukee City Hall (D), Saint Marys Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Grant Park Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sunrise Shopping Center (2), Marquette Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in South Milwaukee: BUCYRUS INTERNATIONAL INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in South Milwaukee include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Saint Haroutunes Armenian Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Polish National Catholic Church (C), Saint Adalberts Roman Catholic Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), Church of the Nazarene (F), First Congregational Church (G), Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Lukes Evangelical and Reformed Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Milwaukee include: Grant Park (1), Rawson Park (2). Display/hide their 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 2013 was 72.7. This is about average.

City:

72.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.318. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.318
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.708. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.708
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.53
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 52.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in South Milwaukee in 2010:

  • 202 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in South Milwaukee in 2000:

  • 303 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in South Milwaukee (2011 data):

  • Tri City National Bank: South Milwaukee Inside Pick And Save at 2901 S Chicago Ave, branch established on 2005/10/24; South Milwaukee Branch at 2115 10th Avenue, branch established on 2001/05/30. 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
  • Associated Bank, National Association: South Milwaukee Branch at 2815 South Chicago Avenue, branch established on 1934/06/01. 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
  • PyraMax Bank, FSB: South Milwaukee Branch at 1015 Marquette Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $456.1 mil, Deposits: $366.9 mil, headquarters in Greenfield, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: South Milwaukee Branch at 1001 Marquette Avenue, branch established on 1963/09/16. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,15383
Evangelical Protestant116,298346
Mainline Protestant51,652148
Black Protestant38,58396
Other24,76062
Orthodox9,0809
None508,209-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.2%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Milwaukee:

50.3%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
South Milwaukee:

28.3
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Milwaukee:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
South Milwaukee:

78.8%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Milwaukee, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$30,438$52,1793$3,935
Other Government Administration 4$28,381$85,1439$4,825
Judicial and Legal 1$4,107$49,2842$9,074
Police Protection - Officers 33$214,100$77,8550$0
Police - Other 6$24,903$49,80610$7,283
Firefighters 25$152,387$73,1464$1,072
Fire - Other 1$2,652$31,8240$0
Streets and Highways 15$84,719$67,7750$0
Welfare 1$4,995$59,9400$0
Health 6$32,559$65,1180$0
Solid Waste Management 12$71,696$71,6960$0
Sewerage 9$44,904$59,8721$2,321
Water Supply 9$47,975$63,9671$1,561
Local Libraries 5$23,103$55,44710$13,226
Other and Unallocable 2$13,364$80,1841$1,568
Totals for Government 136$780,283$68,84941$44,865

South Milwaukee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,586,000 ($74.68)
    Natural Resources - Other: $369,000 ($17.38)
    General: $307,000 ($14.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $153,000 ($7.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($3.96)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($1.37)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($0.75)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,476,000 ($163.68)
    Sewerage: $2,288,000 ($107.74)
    Regular Highways: $2,026,000 ($95.40)
    Fire Protection: $1,707,000 ($80.38)
    Health Services - Other: $1,686,000 ($79.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,578,000 ($74.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,025,000 ($48.27)
    Libraries: $794,000 ($37.39)
    Central Staff Services: $667,000 ($31.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $267,000 ($12.57)
    Financial Administration: $266,000 ($12.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $212,000 ($9.98)
    General - Other: $205,000 ($9.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $138,000 ($6.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $111,000 ($5.23)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($4.61)
    Corrections - Other: $12,000 ($0.57)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,216,000 ($57.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $330,000 ($15.54)
    Central Staff: $121,000 ($5.70)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($4.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,714,000 ($363.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($7.25)

South Milwaukee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,178,000 ($102.56)
    All Other: $402,000 ($18.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($11.21)
    Housing & Community Development: $178,000 ($8.38)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $96,000 ($4.52)
    All Other: $54,000 ($2.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $780,000 ($36.73)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000,000 ($47.09)
    Interest Earnings: $650,000 ($30.61)
    Special Assessments: $169,000 ($7.96)
    Rents: $15,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,460,000 ($68.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,539,000 ($213.74)
    Highways: $905,000 ($42.62)
    All Other: $230,000 ($10.83)
  • Tax - Property: $6,675,000 ($314.32)
    NEC: $412,000 ($19.40)

South Milwaukee government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,570,000 ($121.02)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $19,062,000 ($897.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $8,098,000 ($381.33)
    Water Utilities: $650,000 ($30.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $16,100,000 ($758.15)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,876,000 ($135.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,275,000 ($436.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,785,000 ($84.06)
    Water Utilities: $344,000 ($16.20)

South Milwaukee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,437,000 ($303.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,226,000 ($952.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $463,000 ($21.80)

4.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($187 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.92% ($39,268 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.24% ($36,936)
from Cook County, IL  0.22% ($42,865)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($425 average AGI)
Milwaukee County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Waukesha County, WI  1.04% ($53,525 average AGI)
to Racine County, WI  0.23% ($42,971)
to Washington County, WI  0.20% ($43,070)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Milwaukee:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WJYI (1340 AM; 1 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Milwaukee:

  • 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)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEXT (104.7 FM; STURTEVANT, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WYMS (88.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS)

TV broadcast stations around South Milwaukee:

  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of South Milwaukee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 59,455Total average daily traffic
  • 442Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for South Milwaukee, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1601 North Chicago Avenue (Lat: 42.913639 Lon: -87.857028), Call Sign: KNKA207
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/18/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Kenneth R MeyersRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • SIGNATURE ON FILE, 7200 S. 10th St. (Lat: 42.914111 Lon: -87.924250), Type: 32.6, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 7034334000, Robert.Mcnamara@nextel.Com, 2001 EDMUND HALLEY DRIVE
  • JAMES W KOMMER, 1100 Milwaukee Street (Lat: 42.911667 Lon: -87.862778), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 29.7 m, Registrant: 4142830080, J.Kommer@industar.Com, 633 EAST MASON ST.
  • Theresa L Kyne, 1100 Milwaukee Street (Lat: 42.911667 Lon: -87.862778), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 29.7 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW, 4TH FL
  • Theresa L Kyne, 1100 Milwaukee Street (Lat: 42.911667 Lon: -87.862778), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 29.7 m, Registrant: 4142830080, Tkyne@telecorp1.Com, 115 S. 84TH ST., SUITE 101
  • Douglas I Brandon, 1100 Milwaukee Street (Lat: 42.911667 Lon: -87.862778), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 29.7 m, Registrant: 2022239222, David.Jatlow@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW, 4TH FL
  • 1100 Milwaukee Street (Lat: 42.911667 Lon: -87.862778), Type: 35.0, Overall height: 29.7 m, Registrant: 4142830080, , 633 EAST MASON STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 929 Marshall Court Fire Station (Lat: 42.906139 Lon: -87.859806), Call Sign: KAS631, Licensee ID: L00062205
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.295 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 04/02/2025Registrant: City Of South Milwaukee, 929 Marshall Ct, South Milwaukee, WI 53172, Phone: (414) 768-8191
  • Lat: 42.911694 Lon: -87.861194, Call Sign: KB41865
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.225 MHz, 72.3800 MHz, 465.825 MHz, 72.0200 MHz, 72.0600 MHz, 72.0400 MHz, 72.1400 MHz, 72.1600 MHz, 72.2000 MHz, 72.2200 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 11/09/2013, Expiration Date: 11/29/2023, Certifier: Suzette M LongRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Milwaukee WI 2, 315 Marion Avenue (Lat: 42.901556 Lon: -87.851389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 29.9 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQIH863
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2008, Expiration Date: 02/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Foot Of Marshall Ave (Lat: 42.905028 Lon: -87.845083), Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KZV733, Licensee ID: L00599328
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 02/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2013Registrant: South Milwaukee Yacht Club, South Milwaukee, WI 53172

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Milwaukee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in South Milwaukee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full 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 ORIGINATED67$142,03084$123,679584$129,86047$25,6175$600,80030$129,1331$105,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$177,5003$124,33335$147,82914$48,6430$04$120,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$119,85718$121,389132$153,72729$30,8281$150,00010$136,3000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$141,1438$107,125104$148,5585$58,8000$011$98,7270$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$179,0002$165,00027$140,5562$100,0000$03$82,6670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1701.00 , 1702.00, 1703.00, 1704.00, 1705.00, 1706.00, 1707.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$152,28125$158,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$126,8006$138,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$108,0001$88,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1701.00 , 1702.00, 1703.00, 1704.00, 1705.00, 1706.00, 1707.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
  • Hazardous Condition: 76
  • Service Call: 15
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - South Milwaukee

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Milwaukee, WI
Most common first names in South Milwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John19677.6 years
Mary16381.1 years
Joseph13275.0 years
Robert10670.5 years
Helen10480.1 years
William10476.4 years
Edward10175.8 years
Frank9876.2 years
George9377.1 years
James8366.1 years
Most common last names in South Milwaukee, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3679.2 years
Anderson2573.5 years
Schmidt2179.9 years
Grochowski1880.1 years
Clark1575.7 years
Becker1570.7 years
Olson1572.6 years
Miller1578.1 years
Schultz1471.5 years
Murphy1377.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in South Milwaukee, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AMF Bowling1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3

South Milwaukee compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 20 pilots and 42 other airmen in this city.
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  • Chris Bonin (4)
  • James B. Vitrano (3)
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Total of 89 patent applications in 2008-2018.