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Area: 1.313 square miles

Population: 12,644

Population density:
Riverwest:

9,632 people per square mile
Milwaukee:

6,143 people per square mile
  • Races in 2019
    • 8,02060.2%White
    • 2,35917.7%Black
    • 1,51211.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5434.1%Two or more races
    • 3912.9%Some other race
    • 2101.6%American Indian
    • 2051.5%Asian
    • 800.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
Age and Sex of Residents in Riverwest in Milwaukee, WI
Median household income in 2019:
Riverwest:

$43,852
Milwaukee:

$44,192

  • Distribution of median household income

  • Distribution of median household income
  • 408Less than $10,000
  • 553$10,000 to $19,999
  • 787$20,000 to $29,999
  • 759$30,000 to $39,999
  • 600$40,000 to $49,999
  • 576$50,000 to $59,999
  • 727$60,000 to $74,999
  • 737$75,000 to $99,999
  • 369$100,000 to $124,999
  • 276$125,000 to $149,999
  • 273$150,000 to $199,999
  • 243$200,000 or more
  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value

  • Distribution of owner-occupied house/condo value
  • 1,087Less than $50,000
  • 1,041$50,000 to $99,999
  • 616$100,000 to $149,999
  • 602$150,000 to $199,999
  • 532$200,000 to $249,999
  • 306$250,000 to $299,999
  • 184$300,000 to $399,999
  • 131$400,000 to $499,999
  • 84$500,000 to $749,999
  • 38$750,000 to $999,999
  • 152$1,000,000 or more
  • Distribution of rent paid by renters

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters
  • 360Less than $100
  • 271$100 to $199
  • 640$200 to $299
  • 642$300 to $399
  • 341$400 to $499
  • 582$500 to $599
  • 926$600 to $699
  • 870$700 to $799
  • 501$800 to $899
  • 400$900 to $999
  • 352$1,000 to $1,249
  • 219$1,250 to $1,499
  • 227$1,500 to $1,999
  • 126$2,000 or more
Median rent in 2019:
Riverwest:

$749
Milwaukee:

$740

Zip codes: 53212.

Males:

6,395
Females:

6,248
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

33.6 years
Whole city:

30.8 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

31.7 years
Whole city:

32.4 years

Average household size:
Riverwest:

3.6 people
Milwaukee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Riverwest:

29.5%
Milwaukee:

42.3%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

21.0%
Milwaukee:

26.5%

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

19.6%
Milwaukee:

16.3%

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

25.2%
Milwaukee:

19.0%

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

34.8%
Milwaukee:

27.0%

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

30.1%
city:

27.2%

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

0.6%
Milwaukee:

4.3%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

68.7%
Milwaukee:

65.6%

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

24.9%
Milwaukee:

21.9%

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

2.6%
city:

2.4%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

3.8%
Milwaukee:

10.2%

Educational Attainment in 2019
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 4431 room
  • 2122 rooms
  • 3283 rooms
  • 3224 rooms
  • 5085 rooms
  • 5086 rooms
  • 2507 rooms
  • 4068 rooms
  • 3509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 1121 room
  • 1902 rooms
  • 8413 rooms
  • 9754 rooms
  • 1,1165 rooms
  • 3996 rooms
  • 2747 rooms
  • 1178 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Riverwest
  • 631no bedroom
  • 2251 bedroom
  • 9082 bedrooms
  • 6573 bedrooms
  • 3894 bedrooms
  • 2205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Riverwest
  • 129no bedroom
  • 1,1321 bedroom
  • 1,8112 bedrooms
  • 7793 bedrooms
  • 2274 bedrooms
  • 695+ 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:

1.1

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Riverwest:

69.7%
Milwaukee:

66.7%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2019 (24.4% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $146,961
    Milwaukee:

    $149,683

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2019 (5.6% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $228,019
    city:

    $161,627

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2019 (34.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $172,350
    Milwaukee:

    $143,116

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (17.4% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $166,429
    city:

    $137,103

  • Average estimated '19 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (12.3% of all units):
    Riverwest:

    $215,263
    Milwaukee:

    $222,560

Year house built in Riverwest
  • Year house built in Riverwest
  • 1552014 or later
  • 1592010 to 2013
  • 5352000 to 2009
  • 1871990 to 1999
  • 1501980 to 1989
  • 2971970 to 1979
  • 4801960 to 1969
  • 6821950 to 1959
  • 3201940 to 1949
  • 4,3931939 or earlier
Owners and renters by unit type

City-data.com crime index for city in 2019 (higher means more crime):
City:

515.5
U.S. average:

211.9

  • Travel time to work (commute)

  • Travel time to work (commute)
  • 140Less than 5 minutes
  • 8095 to 9 minutes
  • 1,40610 to 14 minutes
  • 1,55215 to 19 minutes
  • 1,20820 to 24 minutes
  • 59225 to 29 minutes
  • 99730 to 34 minutes
  • 17935 to 39 minutes
  • 30740 to 44 minutes
  • 30445 to 59 minutes
  • 21460 to 89 minutes
  • 12990 or more minutes
  • Means of transportation to work

  • Means of transportation to work
  • 66.4%5,456Drove a car alone
  • 6.2%509Carpooled
  • 14.2%1,163Bus
  • 1.0%83Subway or elevated rail
  • 0.7%59Long-distance train or commuter rail
  • 2.6%211Taxi
  • 1.8%150Motorcycle
  • 4.0%327Bicycle
  • 3.7%305Walked
  • 4.1%334Other means
  • 5.0%411Worked at home
  • Time leaving home to go to work

  • Time leaving home to go to work
  • 29912:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.
  • 2055:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.
  • 2435:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.
  • 3806:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.
  • 5026:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • 1,0387:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.
  • 1,1037:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.
  • 8958:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.
  • 6428:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.
  • 6899:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.
  • 28510:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.
  • 16511:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.
  • 79312:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.
  • 5774:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Occupations of males:

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

    9.2%
    city:

    6.9%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    3.9%

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

    2.9%
    city:

    3.1%

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

    4.9%
    city:

    2.7%

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

    2.2%
    city:

    1.2%

  • Percentage of males in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.7%
    city:

    0.8%

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

    7.4%
    city:

    3.4%

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

    5.3%
    city:

    1.9%

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

    3.2%
    city:

    2.2%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    18.2%
    city:

    19.8%

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

    15.2%
    city:

    13.4%

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

    3.4%
    city:

    6.7%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    9.1%
    city:

    15.0%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    4.1%
    city:

    5.9%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    7.6%


Occupations of females:

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

    5.8%
    city:

    6.9%

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

    6.3%
    city:

    5.0%

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

    1.1%
    city:

    0.5%

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

    1.2%
    city:

    0.7%

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

    4.4%
    city:

    3.0%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    0.9%

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

    12.5%
    city:

    8.5%

  • 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:

    6.8%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    27.0%
    city:

    26.2%

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

    21.2%
    city:

    26.3%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    6.3%

  • Percentage of females in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    1.6%


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:

    17.4%
    Milwaukee:

    20.7%

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

    8.8%
    Milwaukee:

    6.7%

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

    3.2%
    Milwaukee:

    1.7%

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

    58.3%
    Milwaukee:

    20.4%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Riverwest:

19.9%
Milwaukee:

22.4%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Riverwest:

2006
Milwaukee:

2004

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2019):
Riverwest:

2015
Milwaukee:

2018

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

102.1%
Milwaukee:

60.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 72.5%Utility gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%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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