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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 $60,643 in 2018, the latest figures available. Milwaukee median household income is $130 lower than the median Wisconsin household income and $1,294 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Milwaukee median household income) will be released in September of 2020. 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

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Wisconsin $60,773 +0.04% +3.06%
Milwaukee $60,643 -0.42% +1.72%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Milwaukee is $60,643. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $63,585 and is now $2,942 (4.63%) lower. From a post peak low of $56,098 in 2013, real median household income for Milwaukee has now grown by $4,545 (8.10%).

Real Median Household Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2018 $61,937 $60,773 $60,643
2017 $61,807 $60,751 $60,897
2016 $60,291 $59,448 $60,722
2015 $59,116 $58,970 $59,616
2014 $56,969 $55,870 $56,446
2013 $56,415 $55,569 $56,098
2012 $56,288 $55,946 $57,640
2011 $56,507 $56,388 $56,689
2010 $57,762 $56,556 $57,448
2009 $58,921 $58,653 $61,036
2008 $60,829 $60,905 $63,585
2007 $61,601 $61,404 $63,129

Milwaukee Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Milwaukee was $80,728 in 2018. Compared to the median Wisconsin family income, Milwaukee median family income is $3,914 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Milwaukee will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Milwaukee Wisconsin

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Wisconsin $76,814 -0.57% +2.26%
Milwaukee $80,728 -0.19% +3.85%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Milwaukee is $80,728. Real median family income peaked in 2008 at $81,893 and is now $1,165 (1.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $73,875 in 2013, real median family income for Milwaukee has now grown by $6,853 (9.28%).

Real Median Family Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2018 $76,401 $76,814 $80,728
2017 $75,692 $77,251 $80,879
2016 $74,360 $76,274 $80,992
2015 $72,348 $75,115 $77,738
2014 $69,978 $71,334 $74,503
2013 $69,134 $70,848 $73,875
2012 $68,512 $71,390 $76,348
2011 $68,763 $71,310 $75,673
2010 $69,953 $71,660 $76,181
2009 $71,663 $73,489 $78,623
2008 $74,083 $76,721 $81,893
2007 $74,267 $76,247 $81,165

Milwaukee Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Milwaukee was $35,106 in 2018. Compared to the median Wisconsin per capita income, Milwaukee median per capita income is $2,074 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Milwaukee will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee Wisconsin

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Wisconsin $33,032 +0.77% +5.42%
Milwaukee $35,106 +2.00% +5.13%

Trends in Milwaukee, WI Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,106, the per capita income for Milwaukee was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Milwaukee

Date US Wisconsin Milwaukee
2018 $33,831 $33,032 $35,106
2017 $33,187 $32,778 $34,417
2016 $32,573 $32,336 $34,863
2015 $31,775 $31,334 $33,393
2014 $30,672 $29,954 $32,070
2013 $30,431 $29,636 $31,386
2012 $29,934 $29,578 $31,202
2011 $29,884 $29,329 $31,133
2010 $30,077 $29,383 $31,159
2009 $30,984 $30,383 $32,291
2008 $32,255 $31,487 $33,269
2007 $32,400 $31,557 $33,508