Milwaukee, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 596,974. Estimated population in July 2020: 578,887 (-3.0% change)
Males: 285,363 (47.8%), Females: 311,611 (52.2%)

The city of Milwaukee is located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Wisconsin, including top 10 cities by population and area of Wisconsin.

Zip codes: 53202, 53203, 53204, 53205, 53206, 53207, 53208, 53209, 53210, 53211, 53212, 53213, 53214, 53215, 53216, 53217, 53218, 53219, 53220, 53221, 53222, 53223, 53224, 53225, 53226, 53227, 53228, 53233.

Median resident age: 30.6 years
Median household income: $32,216
Median house value: $80,400

Races in Milwaukee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (45.4%)
  • Black (37.3%)
  • Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (20.9%), Polish (9.6%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (2.9%), English (2.6%), Norwegian (2.0%).

Elevation: 634 feet

Land area: 96.1 square miles

Map of Milwaukee, WI

Population

For population 25 years and over in Milwaukee

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Milwaukee city

  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

7.7% Foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -31,163 (-5.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Milwaukee:

  • CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF WISCONSIN (9000 W WISCONSIN AVE PO BOX 1997)
  • COLUMBIA CENTER, LLC (2025 E NEWPORT AVENUE, SUITE 3000)
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL INC (2025 EAST NEWPORT AVENUE)
  • FROEDTERT MEMORIAL LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (9200 W WISCONSIN AVE)
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF MILWAUKEE (2400 W VILLARD AVE 3RD FL SOUTH)
  • MILWAUKEE CO MENTAL HEALTH COMPLEX (9455 W WATERTOWN PLANK ROAD)
  • SACRED HEART REHAB INSTITUTE (2350 NORTH LAKE DRIVE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL INC (3237 SOUTH 16TH STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (5000 W CHAMBERS ST)
  • ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER INC (2900 W OKLAHOMA AVE)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL OF MILWAUKEE 53 (2323 N LAKE DRIVE)
  • ST MICHAEL HOSPITAL 54 (2400 W VILLARD AVE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Milwaukee:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 33 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 75 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Milwaukee:

Amtrak station:
MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Milwaukee:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (Full-time enrollment: 18,994; Location: PO BOX 413; Public; Website: www.uwm.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 9,589; Location: 615 N 11TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.marquette.edu/ipeds; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,048; Location: 700 W STATE ST; Public; Website: www.matc.edu)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,913; Location: 6801 N YATES RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stritch.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (Full-time enrollment: 2,093; Location: 1025 N BROADWAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.msoe.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ALVERNO COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,355; Location: 3400 S 43RD ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.alverno.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN (Full-time enrollment: 1,027; Location: 8701 WATERTOWN PLANK RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mcw.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • MOUNT MARY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 825; Location: 2900 N. MENOMONEE RIVER PKY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mtmary.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • WISCONSIN LUTHERAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 611; Location: 8800 W BLUEMOUND RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wlc.edu)
  • MILWAUKEE INSTITUTE OF ART DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 603; Location: 273 E ERIE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.miad.edu)
  • MBTI BUSINESS TRAINING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 243; Location: 606 W WISCONSIN AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT INC (Full-time enrollment: 156; Location: 100 E WISCONSIN AVE STE 2550; Private, for-profit; Offers Master’s degree)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 116; Location: 1300 N JACKSON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryanstratton.edu)
  • ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 56; Location: 11010 W HAMPTON AVENUE; Private, for-profit)
  • ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 55; Location: 5655 S 27 ST; Private, for-profit; Website: VICIBEAUTYSCHOOL.COM)
  • WISCONSIN SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 9120 W HAMPTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.execpc.com/~execpc; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BUSINESS AND BANKING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 32; Location: 323 W WELLS ST; Private, for-profit)
  • ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 2900 W OKLAHOMA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.aurorahealthcare.org)
  • MONTESSORI INSTITUTE OF MILWAUKEE (Full-time enrollment: 21; Location: 3195 S SUPERIOR ST STE L428; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.montessori6-12ami.org)
  • COLUMBIA HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 2025 E NEPORT AVE; Private, not-for-profit)

Biggest public high schools in Milwaukee:

  • HAMILTON HI (Students: 2,052; Location: 6215 W WARNIMONT AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BAY VIEW HI (Students: 1,789; Location: 2751 S LENOX ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH DIVISION HI (Students: 1,699; Location: 1515 W LAPHAM BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERSIDE HI (Students: 1,629; Location: 1615 E LOCUST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PULASKI HI (Students: 1,623; Location: 2500 W OKLAHOMA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • VINCENT HI (Students: 1,536; Location: 7501 N GRANVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BRADLEY TECHNOLOGY & TRADE HI (Students: 1,531; Location: 700 S FOURTH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MADISON HI (Students: 1,508; Location: 8135 W FLORIST AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WASHINGTON HI (Students: 1,467; Location: 2525 N SHERMAN BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KING HI (Students: 1,420; Location: 1801 W OLIVE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest private high schools in Milwaukee:

  • PIUS XI HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,477; Location: 135 NORTH 76TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 1,075; Location: 1300 SOUTH 109TH STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WISCONSIN LUTHERON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 994; Location: 330 N GLENVIEW AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCH (Students: 985; Location: 3401 W WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • THOMAS MORE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 723; Location: 2601 EAST MORGAN AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • DIVINE SAVIOR HOLY ANGELS H SC (Students: 538; Location: 4257 NORTH 100TH STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • MESSMER H S (Students: 450; Location: 742 W CAPITOL DR; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • DOMINICAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 120 E SILVER SPRING DR; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • ST JOAN ANTIDA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 397; Location: 1341 NORTH CASS STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • BELIEVERS IN CHRIST CHRISTIAN (Students: 270; Location: 4065 N 25TH ST; Grades: PK – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Milwaukee:

  • MORSE MID (Students: 1,100; Location: 4601 N 84TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FRITSCHE MID (Students: 1,055; Location: 2969 S HOWELL AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF LANGUAGES (Students: 973; Location: 8400 W BURLEIGH ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • AUDUBON MID (Students: 970; Location: 3300 S 39TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALLEN-FIELD EL (Students: 923; Location: 730 W LAPHAM BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MILWAUKEE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE (Students: 882; Location: 2000 W KILBOURN AVE; Grades: PK – 08)
  • BURROUGHS MID (Students: 880; Location: 6700 N 80TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOREST HOME AVENUE EL (Students: 880; Location: 1516 W FOREST HOME AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BELL MID (Students: 866; Location: 6506 W WARNIMONT AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEBSTER MID (Students: 853; Location: 6850 N 53RD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Milwaukee:

  • BRUCE GUADALUPE COMMUNITY SCHO (Students: 533; Location: 1028 S 9TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST MATTHIAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 9300 WEST BELOIT ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 3132 SOUTH 63RD STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ROMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 1810 WEST BOLIVAR; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARGARET MARY SCHOOL (Students: 454; Location: 3950 N 92ND ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST SEBASTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 1747 N 54TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MOTHER OF GOOD COUNSEL (Students: 439; Location: 3001 N 68TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST VERONICA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 341 EAST NORWICH ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HARAMBEE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 110 WEST BURLEIGH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • URBAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 1441 NORTH 24TH STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Milwaukee:

  • MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,641,193; Location: 814 W. WISCONSIN AVE.; 2,553,933 books; 99,464 audio materials; 87,779 video materials; 11,812 serial subscriptions)