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Milwaukee, WI vs Raleigh, NC

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- Raleigh is 0% more densely populated than Milwaukee.
- People are 33.4% more likely to be married in Raleigh.
- The Median Age is 1.8 years older in Raleigh.

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 Milwaukee, WIRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Population589,067474,414329,484,123
 Female Population51.9%51.7%50.8%
 Male Population48.1%48.3%49.2%
 Median Age31.333.137.8
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 Population - 2010594,883406,412309,327,143
 Population - 2000596,974276,093285,036,114
 Population - 1990628,088207,951251,960,433
 Pop. 2000 to Now-1.3%71.8%15.6%
 Pop. 1990 to Now-6.2%128.1%30.8%
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 Population Density6,124.33,265.693.3
 Land Area96.2145.33,531,905.4
 Water Area0.61.1264,836.8
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 Est. Total Population By Age
 Milwaukee, WIRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.6%6.2%6.2%
 Age 5 to 97.5%6.3%6.4%
 Age 10 to 146.9%5.8%6.5%
 Age 15 to 174.1%3.5%3.9%
 Age 18 to 205.4%5.7%4.1%
 Age 21 to 247.0%7.2%5.6%
 Age 25 to 3416.9%18.5%13.7%
 Age 35 to 4412.5%14.9%12.7%
 Age 45 to 5411.5%12.7%13.4%
 Age 55 to 595.7%5.3%6.7%
 Age 60 to 644.8%4.2%6.0%
 Age 65 to 745.7%5.8%8.6%
 Age 75 to 842.7%2.7%4.4%
 Age 85 and over1.5%1.2%1.9%
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 Race
 Milwaukee, WIRaleigh, NCUnited States
 White35.8%53.5%61.5%
 Black38.5%28.3%12.3%
 Asian4.0%4.5%5.3%
 Native American0.4%0.3%0.7%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.0%0.1%0.2%
 Other0.1%0.3%0.2%
 Two or More Races2.7%2.1%2.3%
 Hispanic18.4%11.0%17.6%
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 Marriage & Family
 Milwaukee, WIRaleigh, NCUnited States
 Married Population32.2%42.9%50.2%
     Currently Married30.1%40.3%48.2%
 Married but Separated2.1%2.6%2.0%
 Single Population67.8%57.1%49.8%
 Never Married52.5%42.7%33.1%
 Divorced10.6%10.6%10.9%
 Widowed4.7%3.8%5.8%
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 Household Size2.532.432.63
 Households230,463176,870118,825,921
 Family Households126,97698,95578,298,703
     Married couple, w/children21.9%33.2%31.1%
     Married couple, no children28.2%36.0%42.3%
 Non Family Households103,48777,91540,527,218
     Single householder, w/children35.3%20.7%16.3%
     Single householder, no children14.6%10.1%10.3%

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Reviews for Milwaukee    107 Reviews
Could be bad, could be good. It depends - 8/4/2021
I've lived in this city for ~16 years (my whole life) and it's ok, but your experience of the city in entirely based on where you live/visit in the city. Unfortunately,... Read More

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Not a safe place - 7/18/2021
Milwaukee is full of crime and hoes. Too many baby mamas have multiple baby daddies. And the same goes for baby daddy have baby mamas. there is way too much crime... Read More

DO NOT MOVE HERE - 6/26/2021
I lived here For over 40 years. Let me tell you This Milwaukee became a sh*t hole . I give it a -0 It’s ghetto. WAY TOO much crime. I mean you got a watch out for... Read More

Reviews for Raleigh    220 Reviews
Visit and do your research before you decide - 9/13/2021
I've lived in Raleigh since 1971 so I've definitely seen a lot of changes, some good and some not! I won't say which is which in my review because realistically, we all... Read More
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Think twice before you do it and don't. - 7/12/2021
I've been here 25 years. I can't wait to leave. What was a beautiful, charming, quiet town has turned into a nightmare of hundreds of people moving here every day.... Read More

Bland and Boring - 7/5/2021
I don’t see how Raleigh makes the top best places to live lists. The people are funny acting and job market is only great if you are in IT or Medical/biotech field. Cost... Read More

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ZIPS IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
53215, 53209, 53218, 53221, 53204, 53207, 53211, 53219, 53216, 53212, 22 total
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27610, 27603, 27616, 27604, 27606, 27613, 27615, 27612, 27614, 27609, 15 total

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