Nationwide Claims to Fame

Wisconsin is 12th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Wisconsin is 13th out of 51 other states in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Wisconsin is 14th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Wisconsin is 16th out of 51 other states in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Wisconsin is 17th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

Wisconsin is 19th out of 51 other states in Households

Wisconsin is 19th out of 51 other states in Housing units

Wisconsin is 19th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

Wisconsin is 20th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Wisconsin is 20th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Current population (2012) 5,726,398 20th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 54,157.8 25th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 105 24th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Residents younger than 5 6.1% 35th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.0% 30th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.4% 23rd 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.8% 13th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.0% 31st 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Race - White 88.2% 14th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.5% 30th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 20th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.5% 26th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 51st 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 41st 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.2% 31st 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.8% 12th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Female residents 50.4% 33rd 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.6% 34th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Housing units 2,634,781 19th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.4% 16th 25.9%
Households 2,279,738 19th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.1% 20th 66.1%
Home median value $169,700 28th $186,200
People per household 2.4 45th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 12,041 24th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Income per capita $27,192 23rd $27,915
Income per household $52,374 22nd $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.0% 37th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wisconsin Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 138,045 19th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 2,354,284 17th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 433,797 22nd 27,092,908
Retail sales $72,283,321 20th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,904 32nd $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $9,247,311 24th $613,795,732

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