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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataWisconsin

Social Statistics

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school185,068100.0
Nursery school, preschool7,9974.3
Kindergarten14,7648.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)80,16443.3
High school (grades 9-12)36,27119.6
College or graduate school45,87224.8
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over353,305100.0
Less than 9th grade27,3167.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma61,63117.4
High school graduate (includes equivalency)106,57530.2
Some college, no degree73,01520.7
Associate degree20,0265.7
Bachelor's degree43,51012.3
Graduate or professional degree21,2326.0
Percent high school graduate or higher74.8(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher18.3(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over451,791100.0
Never married187,04841.4
Now married, except separated172,93138.3
Separated12,1542.7
Widowed29,6586.6
Female
23,9695.3
Divorced50,00011.1
Female
29,3216.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years14,401100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren7,05249.0
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over425,600100.0
Civilian veterans45,61310.7
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years154,797100.0
With a disability17,29111.2
Population 21 to 64 years326,787100.0
With a disability76,96923.6
Percent employed
52.3(X)
No disability249,81876.4
Percent employed
74.9(X)
Population 65 years and over61,466100.0
With a disability26,54043.2
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over549,702100.0
Same house in 1995269,48049.0
Different house in the U.S. in 1995263,81548.0
Same county
199,73136.3
Different county
64,08411.7
Same state
28,7135.2
Different state
35,3716.4
Elsewhere in 199516,4073.0
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population596,956100.0
Native550,83492.3
Born in United States
539,81090.4
State of residence
389,40865.2
Different state
150,40225.2
Born outside United States
11,0241.8
Foreign born46,1227.7
Entered 1990 to March 2000
24,0734.0
Naturalized citizen
14,3982.4
Not a citizen
31,7245.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)46,122100.0
Europe7,84117.0
Asia12,11426.3
Africa1,3322.9
Oceania540.1
Latin America24,32952.7
Northern America4521.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over549,702100.0
English only462,41484.1
Language other than English87,28815.9
Speak English less than 'very well
41,5017.5
Spanish
55,23910.0
Speak English less than "very well"
27,9135.1
Other Indo-European languages
16,2613.0
Speak English less than "very well"
5,7601.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
12,7712.3
Speak English less than "very well"
6,9371.3
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population596,956100.0

Total ancestries reported

625,385104.8
Arab1,8790.3
Czech14,9040.8
Danish2,5960.4
Dutch4,0970.7
English15,7422.6
French (except Basque)111,7852.0
French Canadian13,2300.5
German124,48420.9
Greek1,5760.3
Hungarian2,7980.5
Irish137,7786.3
Italian17,4992.9
Lithuanian8210.1
Norwegian12,1442.0
Polish57,4859.6
Portuguese1430.0
Russian3,3740.6
Scotch-Irish2,4570.4
Scottish2,8890.5
Slovak1,5770.3
Subsaharan African7,6271.3
Swedish5,6931.0
Swiss1,6490.3
Ukrainian9480.2
United States or American11,1061.9
Welsh1,5770.3
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)1,6000.3
Other ancestries285,92747.9
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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