Population density (sq mi)7,3906,225108
Median age30.631.039.1
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Riverwest is 19% higher than Milwaukee
  • The median age in Riverwest is 1% lower than Milwaukee
  • In Riverwest 68.73% of the population is White
  • In Riverwest 19.68% of the population is Black
  • In Riverwest 1.44% of the population is Asian

Compare Milwaukee, WI Demographics


      Riverwest population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.55%0.56%0.89%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.02%
      Mixed race5.97%3.67%2.19%
      Other race3.62%6.71%1.83%
      In Riverwest, 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

      Riverwest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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