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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 5,763,217 people in Wisconsin as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Milwaukee2063,773
2Madison1374,516
3Kenosha616,696
4Green Bay519,847
5Appleton413,217
6Eau Claire418,084
7Janesville32,143
8La Crosse317,452
9Onalaska272
10Keshena2292
11Brookfield2451
12Glendale2475
13Beloit21,450
14Wausau25,202
15Oshkosh213,958
16Grand Chute10
17Rothschild10
18Peshtigo12
19Waupun121
20Elkhorn122

Largest Wisconsin Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbotsford2,103
Albany1,207
Algoma3,081
Allouez13,898
Alma Center513
Almena675
Almond477
Altoona7,350
Arpin351
Ashland7,997
Athens922
Auburndale654
Bagley382
Baldwin3,968
Balsam Lake758
Bangor1,273
Baraboo12,080
Bayfield458
Bear Creek404
Bell Center139

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,763,217
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+2,893,314
Age of the Population39.2

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29%
Median Earnings25+$38,321
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,029
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,209

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,542
% Above Poverty Level87.7%
% Below Poverty Level12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$813
Median House Value$169,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.4%
Irish10.8%
Polish8.7%
Norwegian7.6%
English5.6%
Italian3.5%
French Except Basque3.1%
Swedish2.5%
Dutch2.4%
Czech1.5%
Scottish1.1%
Danishn1%
Canadian1%
Swiss1%
Belgian0.9%
Finnish0.7%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.5%
African0.5%
Hungarian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Arab0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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