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Milwaukee's Population, Demographics and More

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What kind of city is Milwaukee? Take a look at this listing of Milwaukee's vital statistics -- population, demographics, median age, median income and more. Do keep in mind that Milwaukee is a large urban area, however, and specific neighborhoods are going to swing to high and low extremes in relation to the median. Looking for information on a specific neighborhood? See our Neighborhoods section for the demographics of a particular area.

Milwaukee is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, in the southeastern corner of Wisconsin. It is the largest city in the state, and the 25th largest city in the nation.
*All figures below pertain to the City of Milwaukee, unless noted otherwise

City of Milwaukee Population (2010 figure): 594,883

Milwaukee County Population (2010 figure): 947,735

Milwaukee Five-County Metro Area (2010 figure): 1,751,316

Median value of owner-occupied housing units (2000 figure): $80,400

Home Owners (2000 figure): 45.3%

Renters (2000 figure): 54.7%

Median Household Income (1999 figure): $32,216

Median Household Income, Milwaukee County (2008 figure): $45,902

Median Age: 33

Homes With Kids: 24.4%

Average Household Size: 2.5

Average Commute Time (2000 figure): 22.5 minutes

All information taken from Zillow.com and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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