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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Milwaukee is $19,636, which is lower than the state average of $27,907 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Milwaukee median household income is $35,489, which has grown by 10.16% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 20.43% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Milwaukee residents spend 22.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 21.4 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #621

Milwaukee, WI
19,636 USD
Wisconsin
27,907 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Milwaukee, WI
24,204 USD
Wisconsin
30,477 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
26,758 USD
Wisconsin
36,343 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
21,846 USD
Wisconsin
25,134 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #644
Milwaukee, WI
35,489 USD
Wisconsin
52,738 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
48,775 USD
Wisconsin
68,319 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #463
Milwaukee, WI
10.16%
Wisconsin
20.43%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income13.50%$9,912, see rank25.59%$11,41321.11%$16,919
Social Security Income24.16%$15,281, see rank29.74%$18,27729.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.44%$4,107, see rank2.24%$3,3702.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.90%$18,371, see rank17.90%$20,95817.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
40,967 USD
Wisconsin
67,232 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
54,980 USD
Wisconsin
82,125 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
White$45,591, see rank$55,187$56,900
Black$26,067, see rank$26,968$35,600
Hispanic$31,910, see rank$36,826$42,396
Asian$39,590, see rank$53,887$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$24,425, see rank$36,537$37,170
Hawaiian Native$50,515, see rank$35,729$53,370
One Race, Other$28,302, see rank$34,348$40,300
Two or More Races$31,059, see rank$41,659$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
less than 25$18,264, see rank$26,082$25,788
25 to 44$38,824, see rank$58,482$58,398
45 to 64$41,129, see rank$65,718$65,027
65 or over$29,147, see rank$35,445$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over455,573, see rank4,561,244248,775,628
Male1215,035, 47.20%, see rank49.26%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2145,656, 67.74%, see rank71.21%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces271, 0.03%, see rank0.10%0.73%
Male, Civilian2145,585, 67.70%, see rank71.11%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3124,407, 85.45%, see rank91.99%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed321,178, 14.55%, see rank8.01%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force269,379, 32.26%, see rank28.79%30.72%
Female1240,538, 52.80%, see rank50.74%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2150,834, 62.71%, see rank63.79%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces214, 0.01%, see rank0.01%0.11%
Female, Civilian2150,820, 62.70%, see rank63.77%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3133,203, 88.32%, see rank93.65%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed317,617, 11.68%, see rank6.35%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force289,704, 37.29%, see rank36.21%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over252,823, 100%2,804,563141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone179,312, 70.92%, see rank80.43%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled28,014, 11.08%, see rank8.62%9.59%
Public Transportation21,475, 8.49%, see rank1.84%5.06%
Walked13,206, 5.22%, see rank3.33%2.78%
Other Means4,000, 1.58%, see rank1.70%1.79%
Worked at Home6,816, 2.70%, see rank4.08%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Milwaukee, WI
22.1 minutes
Wisconsin
21.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over257,6102,852,018143,435,233
Male1124,407, 48.29%, see rank51.53%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations232,487, 26.11%, see rank30.59%33.12%
Service Occupations225,583, 20.56%, see rank12.76%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations220,100, 16.16%, see rank16.18%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2661, 0.53%, see rank1.59%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations27,307, 5.87%, see rank7.85%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations232,778, 26.35%, see rank24.96%17.94%
Female1133,203, 51.71%, see rank48.47%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations245,271, 33.99%, see rank38.18%40.04%
Service Occupations236,649, 27.51%, see rank21.62%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations239,135, 29.38%, see rank31.12%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2256, 0.19%, see rank0.45%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2375, 0.28%, see rank0.26%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations211,250, 8.45%, see rank8.10%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Milwaukee, WIWisconsinU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over257,610, 100%2,852,018143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining1,236, 0.48%, see rank2.50%1.96%
Construction8,112, 3.15%, see rank5.26%6.17%
Manufacturing36,179, 14.04%, see rank18.38%10.43%
Wholesale Trade5,464, 2.12%, see rank2.70%2.75%
Retail Trade26,445, 10.27%, see rank11.34%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11,234, 4.36%, see rank4.34%4.93%
Information5,094, 1.98%, see rank1.67%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing15,380, 5.97%, see rank6.12%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
27,364, 10.62%, see rank8.05%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance70,459, 27.35%, see rank23.28%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
28,546, 11.08%, see rank8.69%9.49%
Public Administration10,226, 3.97%, see rank3.54%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration11,871, 4.61%, see rank4.15%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Milwaukee, WI%WisconsinU.S.
Population in Poverty170,94329.38%, see rank13.26%15.59%
Family in Poverty32,83125.35%, see rank8.95%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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