Milwaukee County is located in Southeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Milwaukee and the largest city is Milwaukee. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.county.milwaukee.gov . The 2014 population estimate is 956,406 and the 2010 census population was 947,736. The land area is 241.40 square miles and there are 3926 persons per square mile.
65.6% of the population is White, 27.1% is Black or African American, 14% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 85.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $158,400, there are 379,637 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,295, the median household income is $43,193, and 21.6% of the persons in Milwaukee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 58,182. Retail sales (in $1000) were $10,207,295, and sales per capita were $10,720. The percentage of black-owned firms is 13.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 33%.
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