Bay View is a neighborhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, North America on the shores of Lake Michigan, south of the downtown area and north of the City of St. Francis. Bay View existed as an independent village for eight years, from 1879 to 1887.
Within Bay View's borders is South Shore Park, part of the Milwaukee County Park System. South Shore Park features the Oak Leaf Trail, a softball diamond, horseshoe and volleyball courts, and a pavilion overlooking the swimming beach and the marina at the South Shore Yacht Club.
Humboldt Park, one of the first parks in the city, opened in 1891 and presently features fishing, softball, tennis, horseshoes, a bandshell, and ice skating and hockey on the lagoons during Winter. Humboldt Park also hosts a music series in the summer called Chill on the Hill on Tuesday nights and houses a seasonal "beer garden" with food and alcohol in a picnic-style setting.
Bay View High School is the area zoned high school. In 2010, only 86 students at Bay View High lived in the school's attendance zone, making up 7.5% of the school's students. Many area parents avoided the school due to substandard graduation rates and test scores. By 2011 there was a movement from area parents to revive the school's reputation by creating a university preparatory track.
Bay View is an area in Southeast Side Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin with a population of 36,889. 18,320 male residents are living in Bay View and 18,569 female residents. The total number of households is 16,588 with 2 people per household on average. The median age of the current population is 37 with 13,126 people being married and 18,239 being single. The employment numbers show that there are 78.93% white-collar employees and 21.07% blue-collar employees in Bay View.
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