Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)5,822,4345,639,632
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)2.4%6.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)5,687,2855,303,927
Population, Census, April 1, 20105,686,9865,303,925
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.0%23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.0%15.9%
Female persons, percent50.2%50.2%
White alone, percent87.1%84.1%
Black or African American alone, percent6.7%6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%1.4%
Asian alone, percent3.0%5.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.0%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent6.9%5.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent81.1%79.5%
Veterans, 2014-2018342,796310,097
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20185.0%8.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,710,7232,456,064
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.9%71.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$173,600$211,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,418$1,547
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$550$520
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$837$944
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201325.4%21.6%
Building permits, 201819,11325,673
Households, 2014-20182,343,1292,167,801
Persons per household, 2014-20182.402.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.8%85.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20188.7%11.7%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201888.0%90.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201880.4%82.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.9%93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201829.5%35.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.2%7.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.5%5.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.6%69.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.0%66.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,303,25611,722,627
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)40,680,62540,403,572
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)177,728,926123,076,309
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)77,066,883104,485,117
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)78,201,82278,898,182
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,656$14,667
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.023.5
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$59,209$68,411
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$32,018$36,245
Persons in poverty, percent11.0%9.6%
Total employer establishments, 2017142,136151,816
Total employment, 20172,561,3812,685,047
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)121,061,234142,129,457
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.5%0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017350,624409,860
All firms, 2012432,980489,494
Men-owned firms, 2012236,252268,710
Women-owned firms, 2012133,859157,821
Minority-owned firms, 201240,50747,302
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012379,934428,716
Veteran-owned firms, 201239,83045,582
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012370,755419,628
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%
Population per square mile, 2010105.066.6
Land area in square miles, 201054,157.8079,626.74

Source: United States Census Bureau

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