7 County Region Population & Demographics

Population/Demographics
Population 2000 2010 2013
Milwaukee Region (seven counties) 1,932,908 2,019,970
2,035,402

         
By county:



Kenosha County 149,577 166,426
167,757
Milwaukee County 940,164 947,735 956,023
Ozaukee County 82,317 86,395 87,054
Racine County 188,831 195,408 195,041

Walworth County 93,759 102,228 102,945

Washington County 117,493 131,887 132,739
Waukesha County 360,767 389,891 393,843

         
By major municipality (30,000 or more):



Milwaukee, City 596,974 594,833 599,164
Kenosha, City 90,352 99,218 99,889
Racine, City 81,855 78,860 78,199
Waukesha, City 64,825 70,718 71,016
West Allis, City 61,254 60,411 60,697
Wauwatosa, City 47,271 46,396 47,134
New Berlin, City
38,220
39,584
39,834
 
Brookfield, City 38,649 37,920 37,999  
Greenfield, City 35,476 36,720 37,159
Franklin, City
 29,494  35,451  36,310  
Menomonee Falls, Village 32,647 35,826 35,924
Oak Creek, City 28,456 34,451 35,008
West Bend, City
 28,152 31,078
31,550  
         
Population/Demographic Characteristics 2000 2010 2013 % dist (13)
Population by age:



Total 1,932,908 2,019,970 2,035,402 100.0
14 & under 423,838 410,631 402,118 19.8
15 to 24 265,758 282,521 275,669 13.5
25 to 34 263,805 265,495 274,957 13.5
35 to 44 317,546 262,307 252,302 12.4
45 to 54 262,773 306,979 293,328 14.4
55 to 64 158,164 238,030 261,937 12.9
65 + 241,024 254,007 275,091 13.5
Median age 35.4 37.0 37.5
         
Population by sex:



Male 941,490 987,257 995,439 48.9
Female 991,418 1,032,713 1,039,963 51.1
         
Population by race:



White 1,598,128 1,614,487 1,618,049 79.5
Black/African American
266,960 300,639 303,702 14.9
American Indian 10,095 12,894 13,568 0.7
Asian 35,634 52,846 57,651 2.8
Native Hawaiian 841 1,075 1,032 0.1
Two or more 21,250 38,029 41,400 2.0
         
Hispanic/Latino (2) 126,394 200,219 213,980 10.5
         
Housing/Household Characteristics 2000 2010 2013
Total households 749,055 800,087 N.A.
Persons per household 2.52 2.47 N.A.
         
Housing Occupancy



All housing units 796,734 872,862 872,777
Occupied housing units 749,055 800,087 N.A.
Vacant housing units 47,679 72,775 N.A.
         
Housing Tenure



Occupied housing units 749,055 800,087 N.A.
Owner-occupied housing units 471,553 503,556 N.A.
Renter-occupied housing units 277,502 296,531 N.A.
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php,
and U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 & 2000 Decennial Census, factfinder.census.gov
(2) Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any race