South Milwaukee, WI Population

Population: 21,256. Estimated population in July 2020: 20,849 (-1.9% change)
Males: 10,325 (48.6%), Females: 10,931 (51.4%)

Milwaukee County

Zip code: 53172

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $44,197
Median house value: $111,300

Races in South Milwaukee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (43.2%), Polish (27.4%), Irish (9.5%), Italian (5.9%), Norwegian (5.2%), French (4.7%).

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 4.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Milwaukee

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Milwaukee city

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

3.7% Foreign born (2.3% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +282 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near South Milwaukee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Milwaukee:

  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 23 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 65 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Milwaukee:

  • JOHN H BATTEN (about 12 miles; RACINE, WI; Abbreviation: RAC)
  • SYLVANIA (about 16 miles; STURTEVANT, WI; Abbreviation: C89)
  • VALHALLA (about 17 miles; NORTH CAPE, WI; Abbreviation: 84C)
Amtrak stations near South Milwaukee:

  • 10 miles: MILWAUKEE (433 W. ST. PAUL AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: STURTEVANT (2904 WISCONSIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Milwaukee:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MILWAUKEE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,093)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 10 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)
  • CARDINAL STRITCH UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,913)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 22 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-WISCONSIN (about 25 miles; MEQUON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,654)

Schools

Public high school in South Milwaukee:

  • SOUTH MILWAUKEE HI (Students: 1,207; Location: 801 15TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in South Milwaukee:

  • SOUTH MILWAUKEE MID (Students: 768; Location: 1001 15TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RAWSON EL (Students: 472; Location: 1410 RAWSON AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLAKEWOOD EL (Students: 461; Location: 3501 BLAKEWOOD AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LAKEVIEW EL (Students: 371; Location: 711 MARION AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LUTHER EL (Students: 247; Location: 718 HAWTHORNE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in South Milwaukee:

  • SOUTH MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $718,303; Location: 1907 10TH AVE.; 131,120 books; 6,407 audio materials; 5,897 video materials; 254 serial subscriptions)