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Milwaukee Neighborhoods

Guide to many of Milwaukee's neighborhoods. Interactive maps of listed neighborhoods. Links to find news articles, books and archival materials. Starting Census-identified locations. Links to other Milwaukee neighborhood resources.

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Milwaukee Demographic Data

Milwaukee Demographic Statistics 

Data from the US Census Bureau

  • City of Milwaukee Narrative Profile: Narrative Profiles are short, analytic reports derived from American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Each Narrative Profile covers 15 different topic areas and provides text and bar charts to display highlights of selected social, economic, housing and demographic estimates for a selected geographic area.
  • City of Milwaukee Geo-Profile: Geo-Profiles provide high-level statistics about an area's people and population, race and ethnicity, families and living arrangements, health, education, business and economy, employment, housing, and income and poverty. 
  • City of Milwaukee Data Profiles: Data Profiles have the most frequently requested social, economic, housing, and demographic data. Each of these four subject areas is a separate data profile. The data profiles summarize the data for a single geographic area, both numbers and percent, to cover the most basic data on all topics.

    The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides easy access to summary tables and time series of population, housing, agriculture, and economic data, along with GIS-compatible boundary files, for years from 1790 through the present and for all levels of U.S. census geography, including states, counties, tracts, and blocks.

  • Using NHGIS Data Guide from AGSL

    This guide presents a step-by-step guide on retrieving census data from NHGIS

Other Demographic Data

Mapping Equity and Inclusion in Milwaukee

 City of Milwaukee Office of Equity and Inclusion 

Milwaukee Equity Atlas 

Data and mapping resources to support the city's racial equity work

Look into National Equity Index here

Milwaukee Housing Data

Milwaukee Housing Data


The book of Matthew Desmond about Milwaukee Housing "Evicted :Poverty and Profit in the American City"

The book of Matthew Desmond about Milwaukee Housing "Evicted :Poverty and Profit in the American City"

Milwaukee Health Statistics

Milwaukee Area Health Statistics

Milwaukee Crime Data

Milwaukee Crime Data

Milwaukee Environmental Data

Milwaukee Environmental Data

Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center Mural Passageway

Menomonee Valley Urban Ecology Center Mural Passageway

Milwaukee Public Records Databases

Other Milwaukee Public Records Databases


Court and Government Accountability Data

Milwaukee Educational Data