Statewide Claims to Fame

Wausau is 1st in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - Asian

Wausau is 14th in Wisconsin out of 135 other cities in Retail sales

Wausau is 15th in Wisconsin out of 132 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Wausau is 16th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Households

Wausau is 16th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Housing units

Wausau is 16th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Income below poverty line

Wausau is 17th in Wisconsin out of 131 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Wausau is 17th in Wisconsin out of 140 other cities in Current population (2012)

Wausau is 19th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Foreign born residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 39,160 17th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 18.8 31st 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,082.5 45th 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 30th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 81st 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 49th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.3% 128th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 23.8% 86th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 83.7% 129th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.4% 53rd 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 30th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 11.1% 1st 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 113th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 23rd 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 75th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.0% 125th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 50.9% 95th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.6% 19th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 18,154 16th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 34.7% 49th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 16,600 16th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.0% 113th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $114,700 127th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 103rd 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $23,785 103rd $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $41,168 119th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 16.8% 16th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wausau Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,361 15th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $969,051 14th $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $25,496 28th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $82,093 17th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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