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Cities and Towns

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin, abbreviated "WI", is in the East North Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Madison. There were 5,742,117 people in Wisconsin as per 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on May 29, 1848.

Please explore the cities and towns of Wisconsin, below.

Top Wisconsin College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Milwaukee 19 67,571
2 Madison 16 78,882
3 Green Bay 6 18,266
4 Appleton 5 12,568
5 Kenosha 5 16,636
6 Greenfield 4 539
7 Eau Claire 4 16,759
8 Glendale 3 657
9 Waukesha 3 3,639
10 La Crosse 3 17,290
11 Middleton 2 140
12 Onalaska 2 219
13 Brookfield 2 538
14 Manitowoc 2 567
15 Beloit 2 1,420
16 Janesville 2 2,299
17 De Pere 2 2,332
18 Wausau 2 4,626
19 Oshkosh 2 14,072
20 Dunbar 1 0

Largest Wisconsin Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Abbotsford 2,179
Adams 1,660
Adell 459
Albany 1,268
Algoma 3,131
Allouez 13,947
Alma 678
Alma Center 514
Almena 684
Almond 510
Altoona 7,053
Amery 2,865
Amherst 1,220
Amherst Junction 403
Aniwa 243
Antigo 8,001
Appleton 73,118
Arcadia 2,947
Arena 820
Argyle 785

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 5,742,117
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,835,551
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.8%
Median Earnings25+ $36,139
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,628
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,904

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,064
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $776
Median House Value $165,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 5.7%
Irish 10.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Apostle Islands (Seashore)
415 Washington Avenue
Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814
715-779-3398

North Country (Trail)
700 Rayovac Drive, Suite 100
Madison, Wisconsin 53711
608-441-5610

Saint Croix (Recreation Area)
401 Hamilton Street
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024
715-483-3284

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