Statewide Claims to Fame

South Milwaukee is 6th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 21,238 37th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.8 115th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,408.4 6th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 5.7% 101st 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.8% 106th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.6% 53rd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.5% 120th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.8% 123rd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 91.6% 91st 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 43rd 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 29th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 88th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 96th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 28th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.0% 22nd 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.8% 108th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.0% 94th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.6% 32nd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 9,722 35th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 38.5% 26th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 8,520 38th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 63.9% 80th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $170,300 66th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 58th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $25,978 80th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $54,679 71st $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.0% 69th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
South Milwaukee Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,251 57th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $64,703 116th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $3,069 134th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,807 97th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

Statewide Top Lists

Business

Education

Housing

Income

People

Race

Size

Other Cities in Wisconsin