Statewide Claims to Fame

Onalaska is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Asian

Onalaska is 17th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 18,256 43rd 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 10.1 57th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,751.7 65th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.9% 50th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.9% 55th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.3% 55th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 95.3% 27th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.7% 40th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 90.7% 101st 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 69th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 97th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.7% 8th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 73rd 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 54th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 133rd 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 89.8% 84th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 52.0% 38th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.9% 64th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 7,608 46th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 28.9% 85th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 7,152 45th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.4% 74th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $166,400 69th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 59th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $30,945 43rd $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $57,377 59th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.4% 90th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Onalaska Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,745 37th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $534,394 29th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $32,183 17th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $44,156 35th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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