StatisticWashington HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Population density (sq mi)9,8076,225108
Median age35.031.039.1
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a36%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%52%43%
Speak Englishn/a81%91%
Speak Spanishn/a14%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Washington Heights is 58% higher than Milwaukee
  • The median age in Washington Heights is 13% higher than Milwaukee
  • In Washington Heights 62.45% of the population is White
  • In Washington Heights 25.55% of the population is Black
  • In Washington Heights 0.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Milwaukee, WI Demographics


      Washington Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceWashington HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
      American Indian0.69%0.56%0.89%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.02%
      Mixed race6.59%3.67%2.19%
      Other race4.32%6.71%1.83%
      In Washington 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Washington Heights age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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