Statewide Claims to Fame

Superior is 5th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Superior is 7th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Size in square miles

Superior is 8th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Two or More

Superior is 20th in Wisconsin out of 131 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Superior, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 26,862 27th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 37.0 7th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 737.1 127th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 70th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.3% 114th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.5% 77th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.6% 86th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.2% 93rd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 91.5% 93rd 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.4% 52nd 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.6% 5th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 84th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 104th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.1% 8th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.4% 134th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.6% 76th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 51.0% 92nd 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.2% 109th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 12,328 27th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.9% 53rd 25.4% 25.9%
Households 12,321 26th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.6% 124th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $118,200 120th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 129th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $24,028 98th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $40,146 121st $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.0% 28th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Superior Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,820 35th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $468,010 33rd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,549 56th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $64,858 20th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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