Snapshot of Milwaukee County

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Milwaukee County

Population: 957,735

Unemployment rate: 3.4%

Labor force: 479,090

Per capita income: $43,020

Median household income: $45,859

Key cities and villages (population):


West Allis60,620




Oak Creek35,243

Major private sector employers:

Company, Product or service, Employment range

Aurora Health Care Inc., Health care services, 1,000+

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Medical center and college, 1,000+

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., Life insurance carrier, 1,000+

Children’s Health System, Health care services, 1,000+

Columbia St. Mary’s, Health care services, 1,000+

Marquette University, Higher education, 1,000+

Johnson Controls International plc, Building systems and auto batteries, 1,000+

WEC Energy Group Inc., Electric and gas utility, 1,000+

FIS, Data processing services, 1,000+

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