Statewide Claims to Fame

Platteville is 2nd in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Platteville is 17th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 11,286 78th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.5 102nd 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,057.9 47th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 3.2% 143rd 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 11.3% 143rd 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.7% 119th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.6% 48th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.4% 38th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 94.7% 48th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.1% 41st 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 135th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 67th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 76th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.0% 131st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.6% 131st 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.6% 38th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 43.7% 141st 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.2% 132nd 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 3,840 100th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 41.1% 17th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 3,539 102nd 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 46.8% 140th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $150,600 89th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 73rd 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $15,133 143rd $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $38,582 129th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 31.2% 2nd 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Platteville Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 688 104th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $184,622 74th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,507 50th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,475 76th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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