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Area: 1.313 square miles

Population: 12,883

Population density:
Riverwest:

9,814 people per square mile
Milwaukee:

6,195 people per square mile
  • Races in 2017
    • 8,20961.5%White
    • 2,50618.8%Black
    • 1,38410.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5764.3%Two or more races
    • 3752.8%Some other race
    • 2341.8%Asian
    • 730.5%American Indian
Age and Sex of Residents in Riverwest in Milwaukee, WI
Median household income in 2016:
Riverwest:

$36,520
Milwaukee:

$38,097

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 606Less than $10,000
  • 833$10,000 to $19,999
  • 857$20,000 to $29,999
  • 767$30,000 to $39,999
  • 680$40,000 to $49,999
  • 437$50,000 to $59,999
  • 539$60,000 to $74,999
  • 544$75,000 to $99,999
  • 387$100,000 to $124,999
  • 240$125,000 to $149,999
  • 259$150,000 to $199,999
  • 208$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 937Less than $50,000
  • 1,073$50,000 to $99,999
  • 620$100,000 to $149,999
  • 593$150,000 to $199,999
  • 363$200,000 to $249,999
  • 169$250,000 to $299,999
  • 111$300,000 to $399,999
  • 59$400,000 to $499,999
  • 180$500,000 to $749,999
  • 93$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 574Less than $100
  • 232$100 to $199
  • 1,218$200 to $299
  • 307$300 to $399
  • 308$400 to $499
  • 688$500 to $599
  • 910$600 to $699
  • 929$700 to $799
  • 427$800 to $899
  • 308$900 to $999
  • 236$1,000 to $1,249
  • 169$1,250 to $1,499
  • 180$1,500 to $1,999
  • 53$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2016:
Riverwest:

$674
Milwaukee:

$684

Zip codes: 53212.

Males:

6,752
Females:

6,131
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

30.6 years
Whole city:

30.3 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

30.4 years
Whole city:

32.1 years

Average household size:
Riverwest:

3.4 people
Milwaukee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Riverwest:

30.5%
Milwaukee:

45.5%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

19.9%
Milwaukee:

26.8%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Riverwest:

18.9%
Milwaukee:

14.6%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Riverwest:

25.4%
Milwaukee:

19.2%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Riverwest:

35.6%
Milwaukee:

26.5%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Riverwest:

29.9%
city:

27.3%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Riverwest:

0.4%
Milwaukee:

4.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

68.1%
Milwaukee:

65.7%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Riverwest:

25.9%
Milwaukee:

22.2%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

2.4%
city:

2.3%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.7%
Milwaukee:

9.8%

Educational Attainment in 2017
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 1141 room
  • 1172 rooms
  • 3143 rooms
  • 3904 rooms
  • 3925 rooms
  • 5236 rooms
  • 2187 rooms
  • 2088 rooms
  • 2319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 1241 room
  • 1332 rooms
  • 9553 rooms
  • 1,0774 rooms
  • 1,0845 rooms
  • 5336 rooms
  • 2297 rooms
  • 1388 rooms
  • 1779+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 193no bedroom
  • 2311 bedroom
  • 8042 bedrooms
  • 6203 bedrooms
  • 2444 bedrooms
  • 1525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 132no bedroom
  • 1,2411 bedroom
  • 1,9582 bedrooms
  • 7113 bedrooms
  • 1834 bedrooms
  • 2225+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.6
Milwaukee:

1.8

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.1
city:

1.0

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Riverwest:

72.1%
Milwaukee:

66.2%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2016 (21.3% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $279,086
    Milwaukee:

    $132,502

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2016 (6.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $243,000
    city:

    $111,620

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2016 (37.0% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $134,979
    Milwaukee:

    $132,888

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (14.8% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $177,692
    city:

    $127,217

  • Average estimated '16 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (15.9% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $260,369
    Milwaukee:

    $239,038

Year house built in Riverwest
  • Year house built in Riverwest
  • 1132014 or later
  • 932010 to 2013
  • 6292000 to 2009
  • 2171990 to 1999
  • 1881980 to 1989
  • 3221970 to 1979
  • 4851960 to 1969
  • 4821950 to 1959
  • 3481940 to 1949
  • 4,4381939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2018 (higher means more crime):
City:

571.2
U.S. average:

218.3

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 177Less than 5 minutes
  • 8525 to 9 minutes
  • 1,37810 to 14 minutes
  • 1,33515 to 19 minutes
  • 1,22820 to 24 minutes
  • 57125 to 29 minutes
  • 1,25530 to 34 minutes
  • 13335 to 39 minutes
  • 28240 to 44 minutes
  • 28745 to 59 minutes
  • 24260 to 89 minutes
  • 13490 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 60.6%5,010Drove a car alone
  • 7.7%639Carpooled
  • 13.9%1,147Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.9%71Streetcar or trolley car
  • 1.0%83Subway or elevated
  • 0.7%60Railroad
  • 0.6%50Taxi
  • 2.0%169Motorcycle
  • 6.0%497Bicycle
  • 6.3%524Walked
  • 2.4%195Other means
  • 4.5%373Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 30412:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 1095:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 2365:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 2826:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 4696:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1,0287:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,1657:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 9028:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 5738:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 7549:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 29910:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 18211:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 89112:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 6534:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    9.2%
    city:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    0.8%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    8.4%
    city:

    3.7%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    1.8%
    city:

    2.1%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    19.4%
    city:

    20.7%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.6%
    city:

    16.0%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    3.4%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    15.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.8%
    city:

    5.3%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    5.7%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    5.9%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.7%
    city:

    4.7%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.4%
    city:

    1.0%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    4.2%
    city:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.6%
    city:

    0.9%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    11.0%
    city:

    8.5%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    4.4%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    city:

    7.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    25.6%
    city:

    27.3%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    25.7%
    city:

    28.5%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    city:

    6.3%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
Riverwest:

0.1%
Milwaukee:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Riverwest:

    15.2%
    Milwaukee:

    20.8%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Riverwest:

    13.9%
    Milwaukee:

    8.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Riverwest:

    4.1%
    Milwaukee:

    1.5%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Riverwest:

    95.2%
    Milwaukee:

    22.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Riverwest:

24.1%
Milwaukee:

26.7%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Riverwest:

2002
Milwaukee:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2017):
Riverwest:

2012
Milwaukee:

2014

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Riverwest:

95.5%
Milwaukee:

68.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 68.0%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 2.5%Other fuel
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood

Roads and streets:

N Booth St

Length: 1.94 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 3799

N Humboldt Blvd

Length: 1.87 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2000 to 3849

N Fratney St

Length: 1.83 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2400 to 3899

N Weil St

Length: 1.73 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2200 to 3851

N Bremen St

Length: 1.67 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2200 to 3851

N Pierce St

Length: 1.41 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2400 to 3499

N Holton St

Length: 1.14 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1800 to 3799

N Commerce St

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1883 to 2099

N Dousman St

Length: 0.88 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 2400 to 3499

E Locust St

Length: 0.83 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1399

E North Ave

Length: 0.75 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 600 to 1299

E Wright St

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1399

E Chambers St

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1399

E Meinecke Ave

Length: 0.71 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1399

E Vienna Ave

Length: 0.70 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1249

E Clarke St

Length: 0.69 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 11210

E Burleigh St

Length: 0.67 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1299

E Auer Ave

Length: 0.63 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1399

E Center St

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1199

E Keefe Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1139

E Garfield Ave

Length: 0.59 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 500 to 1099

E Concordia Ave

Length: 0.59 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1299

E Hadley St

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 1099

E Townsend St

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 600 to 1299

N Gordon Pl

Length: 0.44 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 2400 to 3499

N Riverboat Rd

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 2100 to 2299

E Singer Cir

Length: 0.39 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1100 to 1299

E Nash St

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 799

N Humboldt Ave

Length: 0.23 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2006 to 2299

E Randolph Ct

Length: 0.15 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 1200 to 1399

E Lloyd St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 500 to 699

E Walworth St

Length: 0.12 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1100 to 1199

E Abert Pl

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 900 to 999

E Glover Ave

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 600 to 699

E Roadsmeet St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1200 to 1299

N Stanley Pl

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 2300 to 2399

Gordon Cir

Length: 0.04 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 3000 to 3099

Railroad features:

Canadian Pacific Rlwy

Length: 1.11 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
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