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Milwaukee County Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Milwaukee County Wisconsin area was $47,591 in 2017, the latest figures available. Milwaukee County median household income is $11,714 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $12,745 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Milwaukee County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Milwaukee County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Wisconsin $59,305 +2.19% +8.74%
Milwaukee County $47,591 -2.14% +7.37%

Trends in Milwaukee County, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Milwaukee is $47,591. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $52,397 and is now $4,806 (9.17%) lower. From a post peak low of $44,225 in 2013, real median household income for Milwaukee has now grown by $3,366 (7.61%).

Real Median Household Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2017 $60,336 $59,305 $47,591
2016 $58,856 $58,033 $48,631
2015 $57,709 $57,568 $47,449
2014 $55,613 $54,540 $44,324
2013 $55,072 $54,247 $44,225
2012 $54,948 $54,614 $45,332
2011 $55,162 $55,045 $44,458
2010 $56,388 $55,210 $45,642
2009 $57,519 $57,257 $48,066
2008 $59,382 $59,456 $52,397
2007 $60,135 $59,943 $50,713
2006 $59,051 $59,442 $50,345

Milwaukee County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Milwaukee County was $62,154 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Milwaukee County median family income is $13,259 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Milwaukee County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Wisconsin $75,413 +1.28% +8.30%
Milwaukee County $62,154 -1.86% +10.54%

Trends in Milwaukee County, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Milwaukee is $62,154. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $67,058 and is now $4,904 (7.31%) lower. From a post peak low of $55,725 in 2013, real median family income for Milwaukee has now grown by $6,429 (11.54%).

Real Median Family Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2017 $73,891 $75,413 $62,154
2016 $72,591 $74,459 $63,334
2015 $70,627 $73,328 $59,297
2014 $68,313 $69,636 $56,227
2013 $67,488 $69,162 $55,725
2012 $66,880 $69,690 $59,236
2011 $67,126 $69,613 $56,791
2010 $68,289 $69,955 $57,173
2009 $69,958 $71,740 $61,023
2008 $72,321 $74,896 $67,058
2007 $72,500 $74,433 $62,959
2006 $71,330 $73,899 $62,985

Milwaukee County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Milwaukee County was $27,555 in 2017. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Milwaukee County median per capita income is $4,443 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Milwaukee County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Wisconsin $31,998 +1.37% +9.43%
Milwaukee County $27,555 -2.00% +7.18%

Trends in Milwaukee County, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Milwaukee is $27,555. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $28,349 and is now $794 (2.80%) lower. From a post peak low of $24,918 in 2011, real per capita income for Milwaukee has now grown by $2,637 (10.58%).

Real Per Capita Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2017 $32,397 $31,998 $27,555
2016 $31,798 $31,567 $28,116
2015 $31,019 $30,588 $27,034
2014 $29,942 $29,241 $25,710
2013 $29,706 $28,930 $25,588
2012 $29,221 $28,873 $25,451
2011 $29,173 $28,631 $24,918
2010 $29,361 $28,684 $25,261
2009 $30,246 $29,660 $25,997
2008 $31,488 $30,738 $27,304
2007 $31,629 $30,806 $27,281
2006 $30,795 $30,317 $27,348