Milwaukee County Data Profile

Population/Demographics
Population (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Milwaukee County 940,164 947,735 956,023
         
Municipalities (ranked by population)




Milwaukee, city 596,974 594,833 599,164
West Allis, city 61,254 60,411 60,697
Wauwatosa, city 47,271 46,396 47,134
Greenfield, city
35,476
36,720 37,053  
Franklin, city 29,494 35,451 36,310
Oak Creek, city 28,456 34,451 35,008
South Milwaukee, city 21,256 21,156 21,239
Cudahy, city 18,429 18,267 18,340
Greendale, village 14,405 14,046 14,340
Whitefish Bay, village 14,163 14,110 14,125
Shorewood, village 13,763 13,162 13,337
Glendale, city 13,367 12,872 12,920
Brown Deer, village 12,170 11,999 12,102
St. Francis, city  8,662 9,365 9,546  
Hales Corners, village  7,765 7,692 7,757  
Fox Point, village  7,012 6,701 6,698  
Bayside, village  4,518 4,389 4,418  
West Milwaukee, village  4,201 4,206 4,215  
River Hills, village  1,631 1,597 1,603  





Population/Demographic Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013 % dist (13)
Population by age:



Total 940,164 947,735 956,023 100.0
14 & under 207,587 196,785 197,901 20.7
15 to 24 138,547 147,869 137,126 14.3
25 to 34 141,130 146,338 154,770 16.2
35 to 44 143,417 119,301 119,665 12.5
45 to 54 118,257 127,190 121,405 12.7
55 to 64 69,541 101,119 111,212 11.6
65 + 121,685 109,133 113,944 11.9
Median age 33.6 33.6 34.1





Population by sex:



Male 450,574 457,717 462,186 48.3
Female 489,950 490,018 493,837 51.7





Population by race:



White 659,896 624,507 626,731 65.6
Black/African American
234,237 258,181 259,515 27.1
American Indian 7,186 8,374 8,802 0.9
Asian 25,096 33,324 36,052 3.8
Native Hawaiian 519 581 412 0.0
Two or more 13,230 22,768 24,511 2.6





Hispanic/Latino (2) 82,406 126,039 134,186 14.0





Housing/Household Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Households 377,729 383,591 N.A.
Persons per household 2.43 2.41 N.A.





Housing Occupancy



All housing units 400,093 418,053 416,621
Occupied housing units 377,729 383,591 N.A.
Vacant housing units 22,364 34,462 N.A.





Housing Tenure



Occupied housing units 377,729 383,591 N.A.
Owner-occupied housing units 198,752 196,834 N.A.
Renter-occupied housing units 178,977 186,757 N.A.


Labor Force
Labor Market (3)
Labor Force Employment Unemployed % Unemployed
2003 463,069 430,573 32,496 7.0
2004 456,447 427,655 28,792
6.3
2005 453,562 427,163 26,399 5.8
2006
457,573 431,734  25,839  5.6
2007 471,006  444,349  26,657  5.7
2008
469,061 442,779 26,282 5.6
2009
470,343 425,123 45,220  9.6
2010
461,545 415,828 45,717 9.9
2011 462,770 420,882 41,888 9.1
2012
459,596 420,701 38,895  8.5
2013
461,269
423,010
38,259
8.3
         
Payroll Employment by Industry (4)
2000 2010 2013 % dist. (13)
Total 529,031 465,350 474,858 100.0





Goods Producing 95,993 62,819 62,268 13.1
Natural resource & mining 117 85 73 0.0
Construction 14,186 10,590 9,296 2.0
Manufacturing 81,690 52,143 52,899 11.1





Service providing 433,039 402,531 412,590 86.9
Trade, transportation & utilities 96,014 75,148 74,956 15.8
   Wholesale trade 21,998 16,191 15,860 3.3
   Retail trade 50,692 41,284 42,450 8.9
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
23,324 17,673 16,646 3.5
Information 14,393 9,545 9,010 1.9
Financial activities 40,163 34,703 32,075 6.8
   Finance & insurance 32,904 28,131 25,679 5.4
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
7,259 6,573 6,397 1.3
Professional & business services 78,554 69,396 77,485 16.3
   Professional &
   technical services
24,587 21,499 21,899 4.6
   Management of
   companies
9,165 15,575 17,941 3.8
   Administrative &
   waste services
44,802 32,322 37,645 7.9
Educational & health services 87,749 99,437 101,987 21.5
   Educational services 11,875 17,408 17,767 3.7
   Health care & social
    assistance
75,873 82,029 84,220 17.7
Leisure & hospitality 40,497 40,521 43,677 9.2
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
6,343 5,995 6,566 1.4
   Accommodation &
   food services
34,154 34,526 37,111 7.8
Other services, excluding public 16,838 16,747 17,738 3.7
Government 58,811 57,005 55,648 11.7





Employment by Occupation (5)
2009-2013 % dist.

Employed population 16 years and over 436,143 100.0

Management occupations 33,453 7.7

Business & financial operations occupations 20,445 4.7

Computer & mathematical occupations 10,262 2.4

Architecture & engineering occupations 7,030 1.6

Life, physical & social science occupations 3,376 0.8

Community & social services occupations 8,301 1.9

Legal occupations 5,570 1.3

Education, training & library occupations 27,927 6.4

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occ. 8,944 2.1

Healthcare Practitioner & technical occupations 25,210 5.8

Healthcare support occupations 15,236 3.5

Protective service occupations 10,682 2.4

Food preparation & serving related occupations 28,003 6.4

Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance occ. 15,559 3.6

Personal care & service occupations 16,692 3.8

Sales & related occupations 42,328 9.7

Office & administrative support occupations 65,092 14.9

Farming, fishing & forestry occupations 1,565 0.4

Construction & extractive occupations 13,184 3.0

Installation, maintenance & repair occupations 10,926 2.5

Production occupations 39,110 9.0

Transportation & material moving occupations 27,248 6.2






Worker Earnings by Industry - 2013 (4)
Employment Wages
(000)
Annual
average
earnings
Average
weekly
earnings
Total 474,858 $22,892,965 $48,210 $927





Goods Producing 62,268 4,014,934 64,478 1,240
Natural resource & mining 73 4,012 54,840 1,055
Construction 9,296 544,888 58,617 1,127
Manufacturing 52,899 3,466,034 65,521 1,260





Service providing 412,590 18,878,031 45,755 880
Trade, transportation & utilities 74,956 2,982,915 39,796 765
   Wholesale trade 15,860 1,017,011 64,123 1,233
   Retail trade 42,450 1,082,631 25,504 490
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
16,646 883,273 53,062 1,020
Information 9,010 556,032 61,714 1,187
Financial activities 32,075 2,314,449 72,157 1,388
   Finance & insurance 25,679 2,070,436 80,629 1,551
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
6,397 244,013 38,148 734
Professional & business services 77,485 4,291,755 55,388 1,065
   Professional &
   technical services
21,899 1,600,582 73,091 1,406
   Management of
   companies
17,941 1,758,145 97,994 1,885
   Administrative &
   waste services
37,645 933,029 24,785 477
Educational & health services 101,987 4,549,692 44,611 858
   Educational services 17,767 1,038,990 58,480 1,125
   Health care & social
   assistance
84,220 3,510,702 41,685 802
Leisure & hospitality 43,677 878,967 20,124 387
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
6,566 315,186 48,005 923
   Accommodation &
   food services
37,111 563,780 15,192 292
Other services, excluding public 17,738 432,602 24,388 469
Government 55,648 2,871,359 51,599 992


Education
Educational Attainment (6)
2009-2013 % dist.



Population 25 years & over 610,181 100.0



Less than 9th grade 30,699 5.0



9th to 12th grade, no diploma 55,601 9.1



High school graduate (incl. equivalency) 177,948 29.2



Some college, no degree 130,234 21.3



Associates degree 44,066 7.2



Bachelor’s degree 111,141 18.2


Graduate or professional degree 60,492 9.9









% high school graduate or higher 85.9



% bachelor’s degree or higher 28.1









Primary & Secondary Education (7)
Private Public Total

Enrollment (13-14) 38,688 140,739 179,427

High School Graduates (12-13) 1,941 8,269 10,210







Public School Districts with High Schools (8)





District (grade span) Enrollment 13/14 Student teacher ratio 13/14 Current expenditure per student 12/13 Graduates 12/13 ACT composite score 13/14
Brown Deer (PK-12) 1,618 12.7 $12,204 153 19.8
Cudahy (PK-12) 2,599 12.6 11,753 189 20.2
Franklin Public (PK-12) 4,418 14.4 10,881 348 23.5
Greendale (PK-12) 2,648 13.7 11,045 213 23.9
Greenfield (PK-12) 3,924 16.6 9,698 268 21.2
Milwaukee (PK-12) 78,516 16.2 12,298 3,954 16.1
Nicolet UHS (9-12) 1,092 13.0 16,027 266 24.5
Oak Creek-Franklin (PK-12) 6,447 15.4 8,945 459 21.9
Saint Francis (PK-12) 1,256 16.4 10,547 125 20.4
Shorewood (PK-12) 2,053 13.7 11,521 173 24.4
South Milwaukee (PK-12) 3,302 14.4 10,070 265 21.3
Wauwatosa (PK-12) 7,204 13.3 9,580 511 23.4
West Allis (PK-12) 9,725 13.7 10,826 747 20.4
Whitefish Bay (PK-12) 3,117 14.0 10,471 238 26.7
Whitnall (PK-12) 2,409 14.2 10,747 204 24.1


Economy/Income
Personal Income (9)
Total (000) Per Capita  
2003 $29,989,123 $31,920  
2004 30,930,339 33,013  
2005
31,746,889 34,043  
2006 33,581,588 36,099  
2007
34,488,852 37,027  
2008
35,483,846 37,961  
2009
36,134,243 38,332  
2010
36,317,123 38,299  
2011
37,429,702
39,335  
2012 38,722,728
40,585  
2013
 39,213,035  41,017  
       
Private Nonfarm Establishments (10)
2000 2010  2012
Total 21,315 20,015 19,384



 
Goods Producing 2,666 2,114 1,953
Natural resource & mining 12 6  4
Construction 1,314 1,062 958
Manufacturing 1,340 1,046 991



 
Service providing 18,649 17,901  17,431
Trade, transportation & utilities 4,924 4,355  4,299
   Wholesale trade 1,322 1,005  946
   Retail trade 3,000 2,730  2,732
   Transp., warehousing & utilities 602 620  621
Information 377 348 307
Financial activities 2,233 2,053  1,984
   Finance & insurance 1,376 1,308  1,210
   Real estate, rental & leasing 857 745  774
Professional & business services 3,543 3,496  3,399
   Professional & technical services 2,151 1,997  1,934
   Management of companies 236 246  223
   Administrative & waste services 1,156 1,253  1,242
Educational & health services 2,978 3,350  3,182
   Educational services 289 332  339
   Health care & social assistance 2,689 3,018  2,843
Leisure & hospitality 1,996 2,151  2,184
   Arts, entertainment & recreation 264 274  276
   Accommodation & food services 1,732 1,877  1,908
Other services, excluding public 2,359 2,127  2,067
Unclassified & auxiliary 239 21 9



 
Private establishments 1,000+ employees 34 39  36



 
Selected Economic Statistics

 
Median household income (2013) ($) (11)
41,959
 
% of population in poverty (2013) (11)
17.0%
 



 
Manufacturing shipments (2007) ($000) (12)
19,065,361
 
Wholesale sales (2007) ($000) (12)
10,955,307
 
Retail sales (2007) ($000) (12)
10,207,295
 
Retail sales per capita (2007) ($) (12)
10,720
 


Major Private Sector Employers (13)
Company Product or service Employment range
Aurora Health Care Health care services 1000+
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Inc. Medical center & college 1000+
Northwestern Mutual
Life insurance & financial products
1000+
Children's Health System Group Health care services 1000+
Columbia/St. Mary's Health care services 1000+
Marquette University
University
1000+
Johnson Controls
Control systems, batteries & auto interiors 1000+
We Energies Electric & gas utility 1000+
FIS
Data processing services
1000+
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Health care services
 1000+
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php
(2) Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any race
(3) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
(4) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW), www.bls.gov/cew/home.htm
(5) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), www.bls.gov/oes/home.htm
(6) U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 & 2000 Decennial Census, factfinder.census.gov
(7) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, dpi.wi.gov/sig/dm-demographics.html
(8) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, data.dpi.state.wi.us/data/selschool.asp
(9) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accounts, www.bea.gov/bea/regional/reis
(10) U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html
(11) U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, www.census.gov/acs/www/
(12) U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census, www.census.gov/econ/census07
(13) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/largest