Income/capita 4%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 21%
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IndexWashington HeightsMilwaukeeWisconsin
Income per capita$31,143$20,630$29,253
Median household income$61,358$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$41,821$27,775$37,342
Median earnings female$35,002$22,533$25,818
Unemployment rate5.6%6.7%3.7%
Poverty leveln/a28.4%12.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Washington Heights is 4% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Washington Heights is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Washington Heights is 21% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Washington Heights is 100% lower than the national average

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      Washington Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%9.5%
      Wholesale & retail services7.3%12.8%
      Public administration4.1%5.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%2.4%
      Education, health & social services22.0%33.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      River Hills, WI1,548$151,111173.1%
      Elm Grove, WI6,085$119,512116.0%
      Fox Point, WI6,695$113,854105.8%
      Whitefish Bay, WI14,088$105,15690.1%
      Mequon, WI23,663$104,69189.2%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Louisville, KY611,573$46,88115.3%
      Las Vegas, NV613,295$50,8828.0%
      Oklahoma City, OK620,015$50,0709.5%
      Portland, OR620,589$58,4235.6%
      Baltimore, MD621,000$44,26220.0%
      Milwaukee, WI598,672$36,80133.5%
      Source: The Washington Heights, Milwaukee, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).