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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Milwaukee WI General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||599,164||5,742,713|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||594,740||5,686,983|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.7%||1.0%|
|Population, 2010 ||594,833||5,686,986|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.2%||6.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||27.1%||23.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.9%||13.7%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.8%||50.4% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||44.8%||86.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||40.0%||6.3%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.8%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.5%||2.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.4%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||17.3%||5.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||37.0%||83.3% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||78.1%||85.8%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||10.0%||4.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||19.3%||8.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||81.2%||90.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||22.1%||26.8%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||28,298||408,870|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.0||21.7|
|Housing units, 2010 ||255,569||2,624,358|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||43.7%||68.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||52.6%||25.4%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$127,400||$167,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||228,935||2,288,332|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.54||2.43|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$19,229||$27,523|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$35,467||$52,413|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||29.1%||13.0%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||31,769||433,797|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||22.3%||2.6%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.2%||0.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.4%||1.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||S|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.0%||1.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||36.3%||25.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||9,058,917||163,563,195|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||5,599,474||59,996,244|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||4,001,682||72,283,321|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$6,640||$12,904|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||949,053||9,247,311|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||96.12||54,157.80|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||6,188.3||105.0|
|FIPS Code ||53000||55|
|Counties ||Milwaukee County|
| Washington County|
| Waukesha County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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