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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 $53,418 in 2019, the latest figures available. Milwaukee County median household income is $10,750 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $12,294 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Milwaukee County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Milwaukee County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Wisconsin $64,168 +3.71% +6.02%
Milwaukee County $53,418 +5.70% +5.32%

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

The current median household income for Milwaukee is $53,418. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $54,647 and is now $1,229 (2.25%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,124 in 2013, real median household income for Milwaukee has now grown by $7,294 (15.81%).

Real Median Household Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2019 $65,712 $64,168 $53,418
2018 $63,059 $61,874 $50,536
2017 $62,927 $61,851 $49,634
2016 $61,383 $60,524 $50,719
2015 $60,187 $60,040 $49,487
2014 $58,001 $56,882 $46,227
2013 $57,437 $56,576 $46,124
2012 $57,307 $56,959 $47,278
2011 $57,531 $57,409 $46,367
2010 $58,809 $57,581 $47,602
2009 $59,988 $59,716 $50,130

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Milwaukee County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Milwaukee County was $67,929 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Milwaukee County median family income is $13,900 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Milwaukee County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Wisconsin $81,829 +4.63% +5.38%
Milwaukee County $67,929 +6.36% +2.84%

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

The current median family income for Milwaukee is $67,929. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $69,938 and is now $2,009 (2.87%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,118 in 2013, real median family income for Milwaukee has now grown by $9,811 (16.88%).

Real Median Family Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2019 $80,944 $81,829 $67,929
2018 $77,786 $78,206 $63,865
2017 $77,064 $78,651 $64,823
2016 $75,707 $77,655 $66,053
2015 $73,660 $76,477 $61,843
2014 $71,246 $72,626 $58,641
2013 $70,386 $72,132 $58,118
2012 $69,752 $72,683 $61,779
2011 $70,009 $72,603 $59,230
2010 $71,221 $72,959 $59,628
2009 $72,962 $74,820 $63,643

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Milwaukee County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Milwaukee County was $30,010 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Milwaukee County median per capita income is $4,558 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Milwaukee County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee County Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Wisconsin $34,568 +2.79% +5.00%
Milwaukee County $30,010 +2.91% +2.34%

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

At $30,010, the per capita income for Milwaukee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee County

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee County
2019 $35,672 $34,568 $30,010
2018 $34,444 $33,631 $29,160
2017 $33,788 $33,372 $28,738
2016 $33,163 $32,922 $29,323
2015 $32,351 $31,902 $28,195
2014 $31,228 $30,497 $26,814
2013 $30,982 $30,173 $26,687
2012 $30,476 $30,113 $26,543
2011 $30,425 $29,860 $25,988
2010 $30,622 $29,916 $26,346
2009 $31,545 $30,934 $27,114

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