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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 5,754,798 people in Wisconsin as per 2017 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 (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Milwaukee1965,278
2Madison1575,550
3Green Bay818,551
4Appleton512,549
5Kenosha516,445
6Eau Claire417,381
7Greenfield3122
8Glendale3522
9La Crosse317,608
10Middleton20
11Onalaska270
12Manitowoc2429
13Brookfield2522
14Beloit21,462
15Janesville22,071
16De Pere22,315
17Waukesha23,577
18Wausau24,263
19Oshkosh213,968
20Grafton10

Largest Wisconsin Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbotsford2,166
Adams1,659
Adell498
Albany1,225
Algoma3,125
Allouez13,933
Alma691
Alma Center580
Almena643
Almond544
Altoona7,193
Amery2,853
Amherst1,180
Amherst Junction427
Aniwa235
Antigo7,930
Appleton73,446
Arcadia2,990
Arena865
Argyle865

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

Demographics

People

Total Population5,754,798
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+2,862,898
Age of the Population39.1

Families

% of people married50.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,855
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,317
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,475

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,925
% Above Poverty Level87.3%
% Below Poverty Level12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$789
Median House Value$167,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.3%
Irish10.8%
Polish8.8%
Norwegian7.7%
English5.7%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque3.2%
Dutch2.5%
Swedish2.5%
Czech1.6%
Scottish1.1%
Danishn1%
Canadian1%
Swiss1%
Belgian0.9%
Finnish0.7%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.5%
African0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Arab0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
German0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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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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