Milwaukee: Facts and Finds By Jay Li www.yifansclub.com
What does “Milwaukee” mean? “Milwaukee” comes from an Algonquian word “Millioke” meaning either: • Good • Beautiful • Pleasant Land Source: wikipedia. org
Milwaukee Sports Club Sports Founded League Stadium Milwaukee Bucks Basketball 1968 NBA Bradley Center Milwaukee Brewers Baseball 1970 National (MLB) Miller Park Milwaukee Admirals Hockey 1970 AHL Bradley Center Milwaukee Wave Soccer 1984 Soccer League US Cellular Arena
Metro Milwaukee Economy • Greater Milwaukee is the home to the headquarters of 13 Fortune 1000 companies, including Johnson Controls, NW Mutual, Harley-Davidson, Rockwell Automation, Manpower Inc., Kohl’s, Fiserv, Wisconsin Energy, etc……. • Health care makes up 27% workforce while manufacturing makes up 22%, second only to san Jose. • A large number of financial service firm. • Service and managerial jobs are fastest-growing segments of the Milwaukee economy. • Milwaukee was once the home to four of world largest breweries (Schlitz, Blatz, Pabst, and Miller) and was the number one beer producing city in the world for many years.
Metro Milwaukee Festivals • Milwaukee “ A great place on a great lake” has its own nickname as the “City of festivals” emphasizing an annual lakefront fair called Summer fest. List in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest music festival in the world. Summer fest attracts around 1,000,000 visitors annually.
Milwaukee Population In 2005 Est. • Milwaukee City: 592,765 • Greater Milwaukee: 1,868,216 1.6% increase from 2000 Data Source: US Census Bureau
Race And Ethnicity (continue) Data Source: US Census Bureau
Chinese Population • 2007 Est. • Greater Milwaukee: 10,000 124% Increase from 2000 Data Source: US Census Bureau
Chinese Population (continue) • By Year 2010 Est. Chinese population in Greater Milwaukee: 15,200 Data Source: US Census Bureau
Milwaukee Vs. Houston Data Source: US Census Bureau
Chicago Population Data Source: US Census Bureau
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