StatisticCapitol HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Population density (sq mi)4,3976,225108
Median age33.831.039.1
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Capitol Heights is 29% lower than Milwaukee
  • The median age in Capitol Heights is 9% higher than Milwaukee
  • In Capitol Heights 13.40% of the population is White
  • In Capitol Heights 78.91% of the population is Black
  • In Capitol Heights 4.34% of the population is Asian

Compare Milwaukee, WI Demographics


      Capitol Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceCapitol HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
      American Indian0.36%0.56%0.89%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.02%0.02%
      Mixed race1.42%3.67%2.19%
      Other race1.54%6.71%1.83%
      In Capitol Heights, 18.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Capitol Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Capitol Heights, Milwaukee, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).