Community Health Paper

Community Health Paper

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Milwaukee is the city of focus for The Final Community Health Paper.   The City of Milwaukee is populated woth just under 600,000 people.   Milwaukee lies along the shores and bluffs of Lake Michigan, which supplies three rivers: the Menomonee, the Kinnickinnic and the Milwaukee. Milwaukee’s lakefront resembles that of an oceanfront Lake Michigan is too large to see across. Milwaukee's terrain is relatively flat, except for steep bluffs along the lakeshore that begin about one half mile north and four miles south of the downtown.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 96.9 square miles. 96.1 square miles of it is land and 0.9 miles squared of it is water.
Included in this graph is some basic demographic information:
General Characteristics | Number | Percent | U.S. |
Total population | 596,974 |   |   |
Male | 285,363 | 47.8 | 49.1% |
Female | 311,611 | 52.2 | 50.9% |
Median age (years) | 30.6 | (X) | 35.3 |
Under 5 years | 47,545 | 8.0 | 6.8% |
18 years and over | 425,990 | 71.4 | 74.3% |
65 years and over | 65,123 | 10.9 | 12.4% |
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One race | 580,824 | 97.3 | 97.6% |
White | 298,379 | 50.0 | 75.1% |
Black or African American | 222,933 | 37.3 | 12.3% |
American Indian and Alaska Native | 5,212 | 0.9 | 0.9% |
Asian | 17,571 | 2.9 | 3.6% |
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander | 301 | 0.1 | 0.1% |
Some other race | 36,428 | 6.1 | 5.5% |
Two or more races | 16,150 | 2.7 | 2.4% |
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Hispanic or Latino (of any race) | 71,646 | 12.0 | 12.5% |
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Household population | 580,571 | 97.3 | 97.2% |
Group quarters population | 16,403 | 2.7 | 2.8% |
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Average household size | 2.50 | (X) | 2.59 |
Average family size | 3.25 | (X) | 3.14 |
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Total housing units | 249,225 |   |   |
Occupied housing units | 232,188 | 93.2 | 91.0% |
Owner-occupied housing units | 105,235 | 45.3 | 66.2% |
Renter-occupied housing units...

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