West Milwaukee, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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West Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of West Milwaukee had a population of 4,247 as of July 1, 2018. West Milwaukee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Milwaukee is located at latitude 43.0125 and longitude -87.9726 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Milwaukee encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Village of West Milwaukee (GNIS ID: 1584410) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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West Milwaukee, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,247
Population in Households 4,232
Population in Familes 2,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density2 3,784
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $41,960
Average Household Income $51,102
Per Capita Income $23,634


Total Housing Units 2,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 630 (29.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,341 (62.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $142,079
Average Home Value $139,127


Total Households 1,971
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 848
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% -0.12%
Households -0.05% -0.18%
Families -0.11% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

West Milwaukee, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Milwaukee to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 163 79th
Population Density # 7 99th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 686 11th
Per Capita Income # 637 18th

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