Milwaukee County

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Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

901 N 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: (414) 278-4067
Fax: (414) 278-4075
www.co.milwaukee.wi.us

On southeastern coast of WI; organized Aug 25, 1835 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: An Algonquian word of uncertain meaning; possibly 'rich beautiful land' or 'gathering place by the river.' The area had long been a council ground for different tribes

Area (sq mi):: 1189.70 (land 241.56; water 948.14) Population per square mile: 3815.40
Population 2005: 921,654 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.00%; 1990-2000 -2.00% Population 2000: 940,164 (White 62.10%; Black or African American 24.60%; Hispanic or Latino 8.80%; Asian 2.60%; Other 7.10%). Foreign born: 6.80%. Median age: 33.70
Income 2000: per capita $19,939; median household $38,100; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,226-$31,419
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Milwaukee County seat (583,624)
  • West Allis (59,508)
  • Wauwatosa (45,602)
  • Greenfield (35,865)
  • Franklin (32,405)
  • Oak Creek (32,155)
  • South Milwaukee (21,051)
  • Cudahy (18,112)
  • Greendale (13,995)
  • Whitefish Bay (13,672)
  • Shorewood (13,351)
  • Glendale (13,008)
  • Brown Deer (11,895)

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    Contact: Fran Swigart, treasurer, LWV of Milwaukee County, WI, sfswig@execpc.
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