Wisconsin Demographic Data

Wisconsin Demographic Summary

  • Population: 5,726,398
  • Area: 65,496.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 54,154.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 11,342.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 87.43 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 996.39 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Wisconsin Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
2,903,040
50.3%
50.8
Male
2,868,300
49.7%
49.2
Total Population
5,771,340
 
 

Wisconsin Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
336,843
5.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
366,301
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
364,306
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
378,190
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
406,700
7.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
725,456
12.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
696,695
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
798,893
13.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
426,763
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
370,427
6.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
506,537
8.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
267,557
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
126,669
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
4,479,300
77.6%
77.1
Female
2,273,890
50.8%
51.4%
Male
2,205,410
49.2%
48.6%
21 Years and over
4,243,290
73.5%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,113,040
19.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
900,763
15.6%
14.9
Female
496,868
55.2%
55.9%
Male
403,895
44.8%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
39

Wisconsin Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
5,639,640
97.7% 
96.9
White
4,965,520
86.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
362,290
6.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
51,752
0.9% 
0.8
Asian
156,192
2.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
26,330
0.5% 
1.2
Chinese
21,938
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
10,885
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
3,018
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
8,375
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
3,909
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
81,737
1.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,643
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
406
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
700
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
178
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
359
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
102,235
1.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
131,701
2.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
381,149
6.6% 
17.6
Mexican
280,718
4.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
48,983
0.8% 
1.7
Cuban
4,567
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
46,881
0.8% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
5,390,190
93.4% 
82.4

Wisconsin Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
116,279
3.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
219,265
5.6% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,223,630
31.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
835,967
21.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
411,400
10.5% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
742,544
18.9% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
369,914
9.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
335,544
8.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
3,583,455
91.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,112,458
28.3%
30.6

Wisconsin Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
1,511,264
32.1%
33.5
Now Married
2,373,980
50.5%
47.5
Divorced
501,650
10.7%
11.0
Separated
50,665
1.1%
2.1
Widowed
266,336
5.7%
5.8

Wisconsin Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
4,963,410
91.3%
78.5%
Languages other than english
471,088
8.7%
21.5%
Spanish
253,186
4.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
103,158
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
96,535
1.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
18,209
0.3%
1.0%

Wisconsin Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
125,160
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
108,774
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
238,309
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
238,754
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
324,237
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
462,296
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
325,350
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
314,457
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
97,077
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
85,124
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
55,638
 
55,775
Per capita income
29,563
 
29,979

Wisconsin Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
70,472
2.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
262,062
8.9%
9.8
Construction
166,958
5.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
684,079
23.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
178,380
6.0%
6.5
Information
45,447
1.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
545,817
18.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
120,893
4.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
242,636
8.2%
11.3
Public administration
99,897
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
336,036
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
129,628
4.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
77,350
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
255,344
8.6%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,042,930
35.2%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
498,941
16.9%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
662,702
22.4%
23.6
Service occupations
499,738
16.9%
18.0

Wisconsin Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
2,912,060
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
2,365,590
81.2%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
229,662
7.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
55,722
1.9%
5.2
Walked
92,030
3.2%
2.8
Other means
50,045
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
119,009
4.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.0
 
26.0

Wisconsin Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
161,043
6.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
739,394
31.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
932,829
40.2%
37.2
3 or more
486,272
21.0%
20.3

Wisconsin Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,319,540
87.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
1,549,140
66.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
770,395
33.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
337,131
12.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Wisconsin Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,656,670
1 room
48,347
1.8%
2.3
2 rooms
62,060
2.3%
2.5
3 rooms
228,386
8.6%
9.0
4 rooms
429,225
16.2%
16.6
5 rooms
537,225
20.2%
20.0
6 rooms
472,321
17.8%
17.9
7 rooms
332,450
12.5%
12.1
8 rooms
233,177
8.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
313,478
11.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Wisconsin Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
2,656,670
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
1,767,960
66.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
114,770
4.3%
5.8
2-units
177,625
6.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
98,009
3.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
131,638
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
88,962
3.3%
4.6
20 or more units
182,865
6.9%
8.8
Mobile home
94,144
3.5%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
694
0.0%
0.1

Wisconsin Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
525,010
19.8%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
150,629
5.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
288,579
10.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
265,603
10.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
397,681
15.0%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
266,691
10.0%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
367,352
13.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Wisconsin Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,515,110
65.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
259,440
11.2%
4.7
Electricity
361,243
15.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
54,122
2.3%
5.1
Coal or coke
593
0.0%
0.1
Wood
94,188
4.1%
2.0
Solar energy
937
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
22,247
1.0%
0.5
No fuel used
11,660
0.5%
1.2

Wisconsin Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,004,000
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
10,054
1.0%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
38,844
3.9%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
40,016
4.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
94,958
9.5%
4.1%
$500 to $999
223,114
22.2%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
230,438
23.0%
$1,000 to 1,499
366,575
36.5%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
462,775
46.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
177,902
17.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
113,281
11.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
67,139
6.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
179,347
17.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
3,555
NR
NR

Wisconsin Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
736,085 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
147,410
20.0%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
27,344
3.7%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,764
1.1%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,622
0.2%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
2,251
0.3%
1.5%
$500 to $999
454,095
61.7%
42.7%
Less than $500
95,599
13.0%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
34,310
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
792
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
110,154
15.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
101,381
14.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
97,168
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
82,271
11.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
65,821
9.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
265,567
36.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
48,033
NR
NR

Wisconsin Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
1,549,140
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
76,978
5.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
225,651
14.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
336,123
21.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
316,489
20.4%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
344,870
22.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
185,601
12.0%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
52,014
3.4%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
11,417
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
168,300
 
194,500
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