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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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    A progressive and forward-looking city, operating under a Mayor and Town Council, the City of West Allis is the second largest city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.
    1, B), "The 'home territory' of the Green Bay Packers shall extend to and include all of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin despite the fact that portions of County are outside the 75 mile limits from the exterior corporate limits of the City of Green Bay.
    Incarceration is not the answer," District Attorney John Chisholm in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
    Michael McCann, district attorney of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, said that his office decided to file criminal charges against the laboratory that misread the Pap smears "because the evidence clearly shows that this case does not involve negligence, it involves a high degree of recklessness.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (the county) bonds:
    NEW YORK -- NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- PricewaterhouseCoopers today announced that a Circuit Court jury in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, has unanimously determined that PwC's audits of Beloit Corporation were in compliance with professional standards.
    WASHINGTON -- In a report released today by The Maxwell School at Syracuse University and Governing magazine, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin received an overall grade of B- on how well it manages the county government systems that deliver public services.
    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings takes the following rating action on Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (the county) as part of its continuous surveillance effort:
    April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (Nasdaq: MNRTA) announced the acquisition of a 114,123-square-foot industrial building in Cudahy, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, for a purchase price of approximately $6,100,000.
    Small Business Administration announces today that due to a steady decrease of activity, the Disaster Loan Outreach Center located in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin will cease operations on Friday, November 5 at 6 p.
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    7 million Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, (the county) airport revenue bonds issued for an in-line baggage security project and other terminal improvements at General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA, or the airport).

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