Statewide Claims to Fame

DeForest is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 18

DeForest is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

DeForest is 13th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in People per household

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 9,247 94th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.4 76th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,203.5 101st 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 32nd 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.0% 8th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.7% 138th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 96.3% 12th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.7% 66th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 93.3% 69th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.1% 42nd 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 87th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.5% 72nd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 136th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 66th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 58th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 91.1% 70th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.6% 52nd 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.6% 94th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 3,499 109th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.4% 104th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 3,361 105th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 73.3% 33rd 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $190,800 55th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.6 13th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $29,625 51st $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $66,673 34th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.5% 136th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
DeForest Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 665 107th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $119,251 92nd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,444 78th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,787 112th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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