Statewide Claims to Fame

Wisconsin Rapids is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Wisconsin Rapids is 14th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 18,217 44th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 13.8 41st 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,328.7 92nd 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 65th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.8% 88th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.8% 9th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.8% 117th 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.3% 138th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 92.2% 82nd 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.7% 109th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 14th 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.7% 32nd 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 118th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.5% 69th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 74th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.6% 75th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 52.2% 29th 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.6% 71st 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 8,972 39th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.8% 100th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 8,480 39th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.8% 70th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $87,100 141st $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 128th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $20,626 133rd $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $36,722 136th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.6% 25th 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wisconsin Rapids Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,538 45th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $382,734 41st $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,912 36th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $36,166 39th $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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