Wisconsin vs. Michigan

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)5,822,4349,986,857
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.4%1.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,687,2859,884,116
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,686,9869,883,640
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.0%21.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.0%17.2%
Female persons, percent50.2%50.8%
White alone, percent87.1%79.3%
Black or African American alone, percent6.7%14.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%0.7%
Asian alone, percent3.0%3.4%
Two or More Races, percent2.0%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent6.9%5.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent81.1%74.9%
Veterans, 2014-2018342,796564,783
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20185.0%6.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,710,7234,614,380
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.9%71.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$173,600$146,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,418$1,279
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$550$484
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$837$850
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201325.4%17.9%
Building permits, 201819,11319,580
Households, 2014-20182,343,1293,909,509
Persons per household, 2014-20182.402.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.8%85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20188.7%9.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.0%88.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.4%79.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.9%90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201829.5%28.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.2%10.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.5%6.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.6%61.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.0%57.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,303,25617,962,356
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,680,62563,018,786
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)177,728,926238,892,383
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)77,066,883115,704,903
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)78,201,822119,302,046
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,656$12,071
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.024.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$59,209$54,938
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$32,018$30,336
Persons in poverty, percent11.0%14.1%
Total employer establishments, 2017142,136222,553
Total employment, 20172,561,3813,859,949
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)121,061,234186,678,533
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.5%1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017350,624715,824
All firms, 2012432,980834,087
Men-owned firms, 2012236,252446,128
Women-owned firms, 2012133,859306,986
Minority-owned firms, 201240,507158,946
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012379,934657,237
Veteran-owned firms, 201239,83071,861
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012370,755733,517
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%8.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.7%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.6%2.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%1.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.9%30.4%
Population per square mile, 2010105.0174.8
Land area in square miles, 201054,157.8056,538.90

Source: United States Census Bureau

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