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Wisconsin; Pennsylvania

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Table

Wisconsin
Pennsylvania
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,822,434 12,801,989
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,822,434 12,801,989
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 5,687,285 12,702,868
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2.4% 0.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 5,686,986 12,702,379
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.8%
20.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.5%
18.7%
Female persons, percent
50.2%
51.0%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
87.0%
81.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
6.7%
12.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.0%
3.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.0%
2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.1%
7.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
80.9%
75.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 331,340 759,474
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 5.0% 6.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 2,725,296 5,732,628
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 67.0% 68.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $180,600 $180,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,430 $1,494
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $553 $539
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $856 $938
Building permits, 2019 17,480 23,539
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,358,156 5,053,106
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.39 2.45
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 86.0% 87.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 8.7% 11.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 89.4% 88.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 82.5% 81.5%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.2% 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 30.1% 31.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 8.0% 9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.8%
7.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 66.4% 62.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 62.9% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 10,303,256 23,504,192
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 40,680,625 96,329,248
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 177,728,926 231,396,178
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 77,066,883 191,170,147
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 78,201,822 178,794,945
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $13,656 $14,008
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 22.2 27.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $61,747 $61,744
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $33,375 $34,352
Persons in poverty, percent
10.4%
12.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 141,666 303,492
Total employment, 2018 2,602,148 5,478,025
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 127,405,654 282,597,235
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 1.6% 0.8%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 355,166 865,041
All firms, 2012 432,980 975,453
Men-owned firms, 2012 236,252 579,400
Women-owned firms, 2012 133,859 304,803
Minority-owned firms, 2012 40,507 131,512
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 379,934 818,858
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 39,830 97,969
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 370,755 837,792
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 105.0 283.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 54,157.80 44,742.70
FIPS Code 55 42
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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