Miscellaneous Information for Western ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Milwaukee County or the community of Western:
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 55 (Wisconsin)
County Code: 079 (Milwaukee County)
Place Code: 85550 (Western)
State & County Code: 55/079 (Wisconsin / Milwaukee County)
State & Place Code: 55/85550 (Wisconsin / Western)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Western is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #3 (the East North-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Western.