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Area: 1.313 square miles

Population: 12,898

Population density:
Riverwest:

9,825 people per square mile
Milwaukee:

5,927 people per square mile
  • Races in 2021
    • 7,87958.3%White
    • 2,60019.2%Black
    • 1,56711.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6174.6%Two or more races
    • 2832.1%Asian
    • 2832.1%Some other race
    • 2101.6%American Indian
    • 800.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in Riverwest in Milwaukee, WI
Median household income in 2021:
Riverwest:

$45,931
Milwaukee:

$46,637

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 395Less than $10,000
  • 541$10,000 to $19,999
  • 831$20,000 to $29,999
  • 773$30,000 to $39,999
  • 653$40,000 to $49,999
  • 793$50,000 to $59,999
  • 756$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,042$75,000 to $99,999
  • 446$100,000 to $124,999
  • 371$125,000 to $149,999
  • 307$150,000 to $199,999
  • 309$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 893Less than $50,000
  • 1,099$50,000 to $99,999
  • 712$100,000 to $149,999
  • 747$150,000 to $199,999
  • 668$200,000 to $249,999
  • 474$250,000 to $299,999
  • 524$300,000 to $399,999
  • 123$400,000 to $499,999
  • 137$500,000 to $749,999
  • 62$750,000 to $999,999
  • 143$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 21Less than $100
  • 496$100 to $199
  • 885$200 to $299
  • 556$300 to $399
  • 181$400 to $499
  • 339$500 to $599
  • 820$600 to $699
  • 1,055$700 to $799
  • 689$800 to $899
  • 450$900 to $999
  • 529$1,000 to $1,249
  • 395$1,250 to $1,499
  • 175$1,500 to $1,999
  • 120$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2021:
Riverwest:

$795
Milwaukee:

$788

Zip codes: 53212.

Males:

6,595
Females:

6,303
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

32.7 years
Whole city:

31.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

31.2 years
Whole city:

33.1 years

Average household size:
Riverwest:

3.2 people
Milwaukee:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
Riverwest:

31.0%
Milwaukee:

43.4%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

21.4%
Milwaukee:

25.1%

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

19.1%
Milwaukee:

16.7%

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

29.4%
Milwaukee:

20.1%

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

32.2%
Milwaukee:

27.2%

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

28.2%
city:

28.5%

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

0.5%
Milwaukee:

4.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

65.8%
Milwaukee:

66.9%

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

28.2%
Milwaukee:

20.1%

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

2.5%
city:

2.9%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.5%
Milwaukee:

10.1%

Educational Attainment in 2021
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 3061 room
  • 2502 rooms
  • 3623 rooms
  • 6644 rooms
  • 6595 rooms
  • 4066 rooms
  • 3997 rooms
  • 4778 rooms
  • 4589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 1531 room
  • 2782 rooms
  • 1,0103 rooms
  • 1,1044 rooms
  • 1,1045 rooms
  • 4166 rooms
  • 2277 rooms
  • 1688 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 317no bedroom
  • 3731 bedroom
  • 1,2112 bedrooms
  • 6843 bedrooms
  • 4264 bedrooms
  • 2795+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 209no bedroom
  • 1,1531 bedroom
  • 1,9362 bedrooms
  • 9333 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 875+ bedrooms
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.9
Milwaukee:

1.7

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

1.4
city:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Riverwest:

67.8%
Milwaukee:

64.1%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2021 (23.2% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $153,869
    Milwaukee:

    $177,554

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2021 (5.8% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $152,097
    city:

    $171,473

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2021 (34.4% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $155,760
    Milwaukee:

    $161,248

  • Average estimated '21 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (17.9% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $180,000
    city:

    $178,933

  • Average estimated '21 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (19.1% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $226,800
    Milwaukee:

    $222,376

Year house built in Riverwest
  • Year house built in Riverwest
  • 372020 or later
  • 8732010 to 2019
  • 7082000 to 2009
  • 2441990 to 1999
  • 1411980 to 1989
  • 3481970 to 1979
  • 4131960 to 1969
  • 7581950 to 1959
  • 4801940 to 1949
  • 4,5461939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2020 (higher means more crime):
City:

611.3
U.S. average:

219.5

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 188Less than 5 minutes
  • 7645 to 9 minutes
  • 1,32710 to 14 minutes
  • 1,28615 to 19 minutes
  • 96620 to 24 minutes
  • 59125 to 29 minutes
  • 92330 to 34 minutes
  • 16135 to 39 minutes
  • 13640 to 44 minutes
  • 25245 to 59 minutes
  • 11260 to 89 minutes
  • 8490 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 67.8%5,422Drove a car alone
  • 4.9%389Carpooled
  • 8.8%706Bus
  • 0.7%60Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 0.7%55Ferryboat
  • 0.2%17Taxi
  • 3.4%272Bicycle
  • 4.0%317Walked
  • 3.4%270Other means
  • 10.1%811Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 23112:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 1045:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 1975:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 3006:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 5556:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1,1547:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 8307:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 6778:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 5318:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 6589:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 30810:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 21711:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 52412:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 5094:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    11.9%
    city:

    7.2%

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

    5.2%
    city:

    3.7%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    3.5%

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

    4.6%
    city:

    2.7%

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

    2.5%
    city:

    1.3%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    0.7%

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

    7.5%
    city:

    3.4%

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

    4.5%
    city:

    2.3%

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

    3.9%
    city:

    2.3%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    13.9%
    city:

    17.8%

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

    15.4%
    city:

    12.9%

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

    7.2%
    city:

    6.9%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    7.6%
    city:

    14.9%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    3.7%
    city:

    6.5%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    8.0%


Occupations of females:

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

    8.1%
    city:

    7.4%

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

    11.4%
    city:

    5.1%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    1.4%

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

    1.3%
    city:

    0.6%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    1.0%

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

    3.6%
    city:

    2.9%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.0%
    city:

    0.9%

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

    12.1%
    city:

    8.1%

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

    4.1%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    7.9%
    city:

    7.9%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    18.3%
    city:

    26.9%

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

    20.3%
    city:

    24.2%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.2%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    1.5%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

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

    21.0%
    Milwaukee:

    20.3%

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

    7.9%
    Milwaukee:

    6.2%

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

    4.9%
    Milwaukee:

    1.5%

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

    53.6%
    Milwaukee:

    26.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Riverwest:

18.2%
Milwaukee:

23.8%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2021):
Riverwest:

2006
Milwaukee:

2008

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2021):
Riverwest:

2016
Milwaukee:

2020

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

128.6%
Milwaukee:

64.5%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 18.1%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%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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