Wisconsin is a US state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north.
Wisconsin is the 23rd state by total area and the 20th most populous.
The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan.
The state comprises 72 counties.
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As of 2012, Wisconsin has a total population of 5,641,685 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.16%.
The median home price Wisconsin is $146,220 with the median age of the buyer being 37. Homes in Wisconsin have appreciatied over the last by -5.28%.
Public schools in Wisconsin spend approximately $6,030 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.1.
Wisconsin has an unemployment rate of 7.60%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -4.07% with a projected future job growth of 24.26%.
Wisconsin has an average commute time of 22.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Wisconsin is a 4 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Wisconsin, 56.220% of people are Democrats, 42.310% are Republicans and 1.469% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Wisconsin was 5,641,685. Wisconsin has a population density of 104 (how many people live in one square mile.
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The median age in Wisconsin is 38.1, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.67% of the population of Wisconsin, while females make up 50.33% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Wisconsin is 2.44 people across 2,244,127. 58.26% of people are married in Wisconsin while 41.74% are single.
|Local Population||Wisconsin||United States|
|Households by Income||Wisconsin||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||10.45%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||10.44%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||11.13%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||16.40%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||13.42%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||10.90%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||3.35%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||0.95%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.38%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Wisconsin||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||13.14%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||18.69%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||25.36%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.94%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||8.77%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||19.64%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Wisconsin||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-4.07%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||24.26%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$25,844||$26,372|
As of 2012, Wisconsin consisted of 27.36% renters and 60.73% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -5.28% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Wisconsin Housing||Wisconsin||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$146,220||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||37||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$20.01||$11.20|
|Wisconsin Homes by Value||Wisconsin||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||1.46%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.28%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||3.79%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||5.53%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||8.31%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||27.31%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||20.28%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||20.09%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||6.11%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||2.15%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||1.86%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.35%||2.07%|
|Wisconsin Homes by Year Built||Wisconsin||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||20.27%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||6.69%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||10.93%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.67%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||15.10%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||9.78%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||6.37%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||6.44%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||13.75%||15.21%|
57.63% of the people in Wisconsin declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Wisconsin Religions||Wisconsin||United States|