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Wisconsin
Demographic Data






Wisconsin POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Wisconsin Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Wisconsin is:
5,893,718

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.7%
5 - 17:
16.2%
18 - 24:
9.5%
25 - 34:
12.7%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
14.1%
Over 65 Years:
16.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
92.6%
92.6%
30.8%
30.8%
5.3%
5.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Wisconsin
USA
$34,450
$34,450
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Wisconsin
USA
$63,293
$63,293
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
11.0%

Employment Industries in WI

Manufacturing
Healthcare
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Construction
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Finance
Other
Transportation
Public Service
Administration
Wholesale
Agriculture
Arts
Information Technology
Real Estate
Utilities
Management
Mining
18.0%
18.0%
14.7%
14.7%
11.0%
11.0%
8.6%
8.6%
6.4%
6.4%
5.9%
5.9%
5.2%
5.2%
4.8%
4.8%
4.2%
4.2%
3.9%
3.9%
3.5%
3.5%
3.3%
3.3%
2.7%
2.7%
2.0%
2.0%
1.8%
1.8%
1.6%
1.6%
1.3%
1.3%
0.7%
0.7%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black Or African American
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
80.6%
80.6%
7.0%
7.0%
6.2%
6.2%
2.8%
2.8%
2.6%
2.6%
0.8%
0.8%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Unclassified
Irish
Polish
Norwegian
English
Italian
French
Swedish
Dutch
Czech
European
Scottish
Danish
Swiss
French Canadian
Belgian
Russian
Finnish
Scandinavian
37.8%
37.8%
16.9%
16.9%
10.6%
10.6%
8.4%
8.4%
7.1%
7.1%
5.8%
5.8%
3.4%
3.4%
2.9%
2.9%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Miao/Hmong
German
Indic languages
Chinese
West Germanic languages
Native American languages
Other Asian languages
French
Arabic
Slavic languages
Hindi
Polish
Other Indo-European
Tagalog
Russian
Serbo-Croatian
Vietnamese
Korean
91.3%
91.3%
4.6%
4.6%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born WI Residents
5.0%