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Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Facts

Facts
State Wisconsin
Land area 241.4 square miles
Population Density 3,926 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 956,023
Population change 0.9%
Under 5 years of age 7.2%
Under 18 24.5%
65 and over 11.9%
Females 51.7%
White 65.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14
Asian 3.8%
Two or more races 2.6%
Black or African American 27.1%
Native American 0.9%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.1%
Veterans 53,064
Households and Housing
Households 379,637
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.6%
Median household income $43,193
The per capita income $24,295
Live below the poverty line. 21.6%
housing units 416,621
Multi-unit structures 47%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $158,400
Residents owning their homes. 51.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 58,182
Women-owned firms 33%
Asian-owned firms 3.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.2%
Black-owned firms 13.2%
Native American-owned firms 1%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $10,207,295
Retail sales per capita $10,720
Manufacturers shipments $19,065,361
Merchant wholesaler sales $10,955,307