Population 5,726,398

Homefacts State Report

Wisconsin is home to more than 5 million residents, making it the 20th most populous of the 50 United States. Wisconsin ranks 24th in total area (65,496.00 square miles) and 24th in population density (87.43 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 39 years, with 77.6% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 16,587 criminal and sex offenders in Wisconsin (approximately 28.97 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Wisconsin is 3.1% .

Schools view a full school report for Wisconsin

2,276 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Wisconsin

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Wisconsin by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Wisconsin crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

16,587 Registered Sex Offenders found in Wisconsin

A search for our database shows there are 16,587 registered Sex Offenders in Wisconsin. Wisconsin has a ratio of 28.97 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 542 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Wisconsin. As well as 454 offenders whose location is unknown in Wisconsin due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Wisconsin Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Wisconsin

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Wisconsin real estate

Search for real estate in Wisconsin by selecting one of the top for sale or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Wisconsin real estate, home values, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$140,000 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$145,000 compared to December 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

11,739 Building Permits

Wisconsin building permits average per year since 2001 is 19,286. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 34,885 and a low number of building permits in 2011 of 8,413. 54.33% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

167,590 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Wisconsin unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Wisconsin has ranged from 2.4% in October 1999 to 10.4% in February 2010. The current unemployment rate for Wisconsin is 3.1% for January 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Scott Walker
  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin
  • Sen. Ron Johnson
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