Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$31,478$24,167$29,253
Median household income$49,877$43,125$54,610
Median income owner occupied$0$65,764$69,544
Median income renter occupied$0$31,698$31,736
Median earnings male$56,154$32,174$37,342
Median earnings female$31,054$26,339$25,818
Unemployment rate3.2%4.1%3.7%
Poverty leveln/a24.6%12.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Zoo is 6% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Zoo is 10% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Zoo is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Zoo is 100% lower than the national average

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      $28,747 $43,125 $86,250
      $36,403 $54,610 $109,220
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Zoo median earnings by income bracket

      Zoo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%6.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.6%13.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.4%5.4%
      Public administration1.3%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.8%21.8%
      Education, health & social services30.0%30.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      River Hills, WI1,441$150,682172.4%
      Merton, WI3,721$139,375151.9%
      Whitefish Bay, WI13,890$129,331133.8%
      Mequon, WI24,357$128,403132.1%
      Elm Grove, WI6,156$112,500103.4%
      Milwaukee, WI592,649$43,12522.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Baltimore, MD602,274$52,1645.7%
      Louisville, KY618,733$54,9290.7%
      Albuquerque, NM560,447$53,9362.5%
      Surrey, BC560,150n/a 
      Québec, QC548,244n/a 
      Milwaukee, WI592,649$43,12522.0%
      Source: The Zoo, Milwaukee, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).