Population density (sq mi)7,8016,225108
Median age41.131.039.1
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fernwood is 25% higher than Milwaukee
  • The median age in Fernwood is 33% higher than Milwaukee
  • In Fernwood 88.02% of the population is White
  • In Fernwood 1.62% of the population is Black
  • In Fernwood 3.29% of the population is Asian

Compare Milwaukee, WI Demographics


      Fernwood population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.65%0.56%0.89%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.02%
      Mixed race3.07%3.67%2.19%
      Other race3.35%6.71%1.83%
      In Fernwood, 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

      Fernwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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