StatisticLower East SideMilwaukeeWisconsin
Population density (sq mi)13,3536,225108
Median age29.931.039.1
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1823%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lower East Side is 114% higher than Milwaukee
  • The median age in Lower East Side is 4% lower than Milwaukee
  • In Lower East Side 83.39% of the population is White
  • In Lower East Side 8.38% of the population is Black
  • In Lower East Side 3.24% of the population is Asian

Compare Milwaukee, WI Demographics


      Lower East Side population breakdown by race

      RaceLower East SideMilwaukeeWisconsin
      American Indian0.45%0.56%0.89%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.02%0.02%
      Mixed race2.50%3.67%2.19%
      Other race1.95%6.71%1.83%
      In Lower East Side, 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

      Lower East Side age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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