|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Milwaukee is 4,054. West Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the 5,400th largest city in the US.
The peak population of West Milwaukee was in 2010, when its population was 4,206. In 2010, West Milwaukee was the 5,136th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,400th largest city in the US. West Milwaukee is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 2010.
West Milwaukee has shrunk 2.8% since the year 2000. West Milwaukee, Wisconsin's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5394||Cross Plains, Wisconsin||4,067||31.4%|
|5396||Weston Lakes, Texas||4,061||264.2%|
|5397||Barrington Hills, Illinois||4,060||2.5%|
|5398||Elkin, North Carolina||4,060||-2.9%|
|5400||West Milwaukee, Wisconsin||4,054||-2.8%|
|5403||Lathrup Village, Michigan||4,048||-4.2%|
|5405||Marine City, Michigan||4,046||-12.8%|
The total voting age population of West Milwaukee, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,958. The voting age population is 45.3% male and 54.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.6% of the residents of West Milwaukee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Milwaukee are 70.4% White, 14.9% Black, 11.0% Other, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.0% Asian and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 34.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Milwaukee, 14.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.2%. On a per-household basis, 6.3% of families are below the poverty line in West Milwaukee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.7% of West Milwaukee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.6% of West Milwaukee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.4% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Milwaukee residents aged 5 and older, 28.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 25.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Milwaukee is 9.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Milwaukee, 9.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Milwaukee is $41,591.
In West Milwaukee, 42.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.4% of housing units in West Milwaukee.
Of all the housing units in West Milwaukee, 38.9% of them were build before 1940.
In West Milwaukee, 2.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Milwaukee is $738.
In West Milwaukee, 69.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.