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Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Wisconsin Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Wisconsin metro area was $65,845 in 2019, the latest figures available. Milwaukee median household income is $1,677 higher than the median Wisconsin household income and $133 greater than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Milwaukee median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Milwaukee Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Wisconsin $64,168 +3.71% +6.02%
Milwaukee $65,845 +6.65% +6.51%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $65,845, the median household income for Milwaukee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2019 $65,712 $64,168 $65,845
2018 $63,059 $61,874 $61,742
2017 $62,927 $61,851 $62,000
2016 $61,383 $60,524 $61,822
2015 $60,187 $60,040 $60,697
2014 $58,001 $56,882 $57,468
2013 $57,437 $56,576 $57,115
2012 $57,307 $56,959 $58,683
2011 $57,531 $57,409 $57,716
2010 $58,809 $57,581 $58,489
2009 $59,988 $59,716 $62,142

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Milwaukee Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Milwaukee was $86,415 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Milwaukee median family income is $4,586 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Milwaukee will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Milwaukee Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Wisconsin $81,829 +4.63% +5.38%
Milwaukee $86,415 +5.14% +4.80%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $86,415, the median family income for Milwaukee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2019 $80,944 $81,829 $86,415
2018 $77,786 $78,206 $82,191
2017 $77,064 $78,651 $82,344
2016 $75,707 $77,655 $82,459
2015 $73,660 $76,477 $79,147
2014 $71,246 $72,626 $75,853
2013 $70,386 $72,132 $75,213
2012 $69,752 $72,683 $77,730
2011 $70,009 $72,603 $77,045
2010 $71,221 $72,959 $77,562
2009 $72,962 $74,820 $80,047

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Milwaukee Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Milwaukee was $36,636 in 2019. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Milwaukee median per capita income is $2,068 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Milwaukee will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee Wisconsin

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Wisconsin $34,568 +2.79% +5.00%
Milwaukee $36,636 +2.50% +3.21%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,636, the per capita income for Milwaukee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2019 $35,672 $34,568 $36,636
2018 $34,444 $33,631 $35,742
2017 $33,788 $33,372 $35,041
2016 $33,163 $32,922 $35,495
2015 $32,351 $31,902 $33,998
2014 $31,228 $30,497 $32,651
2013 $30,982 $30,173 $31,955
2012 $30,476 $30,113 $31,766
2011 $30,425 $29,860 $31,697
2010 $30,622 $29,916 $31,724
2009 $31,545 $30,934 $32,876

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