Wisconsin Rapids is a medium-sized city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 17,610 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Wisconsin Rapids is the 41st largest community in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Rapids is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wisconsin Rapids is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wisconsin Rapids who work in office and administrative support (13.69%), sales jobs (7.74%), and management occupations (7.29%).
The percentage of adults in Wisconsin Rapids who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.26% of the adults in Wisconsin Rapids have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wisconsin Rapids in 2018 was $29,482, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,928 for a family of four. However, Wisconsin Rapids contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Wisconsin Rapids home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wisconsin Rapids residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wisconsin Rapids include German, Polish, Irish, Norwegian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Wisconsin Rapids is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.