Statewide Claims to Fame

Fitchburg is 2nd in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Foreign born residents

Fitchburg is 5th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Fitchburg is 6th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Fitchburg is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Fitchburg is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Fitchburg is 11th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Size in square miles

Fitchburg is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Home median value

Fitchburg is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Asian

Fitchburg is 12th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Fitchburg is 18th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Fitchburg, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 25,895 30th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 35.0 11th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 722.3 129th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 12th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.5% 64th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.6% 143rd 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.3% 53rd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 44.2% 18th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 72.2% 139th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.4% 8th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 68th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.9% 12th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 27th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 6th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 17.2% 5th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 65.1% 139th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 48.4% 136th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 13.5% 2nd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 10,668 31st 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 46.9% 9th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 9,594 31st 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 53.8% 130th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $270,600 12th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 47th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $33,955 30th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $63,811 37th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 12.4% 44th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fitchburg Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,629 41st 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $221,023 65th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,526 99th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $34,780 40th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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