Sunset Heights demographics profile

StatisticSunset HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Population density (sq mi)5,7366,22587
Median age32.831.039.1
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%
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  • The population density in Sunset Heights is 8% lower than Milwaukee.
  • The median age in Sunset Heights is 6% higher than Milwaukee.
  • In Sunset Heights 20.49% of the population is White.
  • In Sunset Heights 72.70% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sunset Heights 1.61% of the population is Asian.

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Sunset Heights population breakdown by race

RaceSunset HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Black or African American72.70%39.21%6.29%
American Indian0.03%0.56%0.89%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.02%
Mixed race4.74%3.67%2.19%
Other race0.43%6.71%1.83%
In Sunset 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.

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