Wisconsin`s Population Growing, While Milwaukee`s Continues To Decline

Milwaukee has lost close to 3,000 residents since 2010, while similarly sized cities nationwide continue to gain population, according to the latest data released from the U.S. Census Bureau.

While other cities in Wisconsin have experienced larger population declines, Milwaukee’s loss of residents is worth noting because the city is the economic engine of the state.

In 2015, Milwaukee boasted more than 600,000 people. That number has steadily declined. The population estimate as of July 1, 2018, was 592,025...


Ken Notes: I am not sure that this is a problem as it should provide an opportunity for more diverse and affordable housing. Madison`s exponential growth has made it hard for lower income professionals and workers to find a place to live...

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