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Income/capita 0%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 3%
IndexRiverwestMilwaukeeWisconsin
Income per capita$29,745$20,630$29,253
Median household income$43,872$36,801$54,610
Median income owner occupied$0$57,892$69,544
Median income renter occupied$0$25,745$31,736
Median earnings male$29,578$27,775$37,342
Median earnings female$24,884$22,533$25,818
Unemployment rate4.8%6.7%3.7%
Poverty leveln/a28.4%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riverwest is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Riverwest is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riverwest is 3% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riverwest is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,531$36,801$73,602
      City
      $36,403$54,610$109,220
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Riverwest median earnings by income bracket

      Riverwest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector15.7%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%14.0%
      Public administration1.7%2.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%1.8%
      Education, health & social services17.6%34.8%
      Other35.6%34.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      River Hills, WI1,548$151,111173%
      Elm Grove, WI6,085$119,512116%
      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854106%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690%
      Mequon, WI23,663$104,69189%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Louisville, KY611,573$46,88115%
      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828%
      Oklahoma City, OK620,015$50,0709%
      Portland, OR620,589$58,4236%
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133%
      Source: The Riverwest, Milwaukee, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).