Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

WisconsinMinnesota
Population, 2014 estimate5,757,5645,457,173
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20141.2%2.9%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20131.0%2.2%
Population, 20105,686,9865,303,925
Population, 2013 estimate5,742,9535,422,060
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base5,687,2895,303,925
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20136.0%6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201322.8%23.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201314.8%13.9%
Female persons, percent, 201350.3%50.3%
White alone, percent, 201388.1%86.2%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20136.5%5.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20131.1%1.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20132.5%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.0%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.7%2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20136.3%5.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201382.5%81.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201385.8%85.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-20134.7%7.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-20138.6%10.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201390.4%92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201326.8%32.6%
Veterans, 2009-2013408,870366,990
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201321.722.9
Housing units, 20132,633,3302,368,711
Homeownership rate, 2009-201368.1%72.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201325.4%21.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$167,100$187,900
Households, 2009-20132,288,3322,107,232
Persons per household, 2009-20132.432.47
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$27,523$30,913
Median household income, 2009-2013$52,413$59,836
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201313.0%11.5%
Private nonfarm establishments, 2013137,983146,354
Private nonfarm employment, 20132,401,0322,518,268
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-20130.5%1.5%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012336,059388,555
Total number of firms, 2007433,797496,657
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%2.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.6%0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.6%2.3%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%1.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.9%26.8%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)163,563,195107,563,060
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)59,996,24482,878,056
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)72,283,32171,384,103
Retail sales per capita, 2007$12,904$13,751
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)9,247,31110,423,660
Building permits, 201313,86917,313
Land area in square miles, 201054,157.8079,626.74
Population per square mile, 2010105.066.6

Source: United States Census Bureau

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About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Wisconsin and Minnesota using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.