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Social Characteristics of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    2,293,250
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,469,359
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    64.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    637,541
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    27.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    1,137,110
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    432,973
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    18.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    100,912
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    57,670
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    231,337
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    146,898
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    6.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    823,891
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    35.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    664,071
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    243,833
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    685,844
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    29.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    575,370
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    25.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.43
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    5,575,300
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    2,293,250
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    41.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    1,135,898
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    20.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,604,207
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    28.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    204,965
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    3.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    336,980
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    157,322
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,285,427
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    783,752
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    34.3%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,193,626
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    52.2%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    22,513
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    57,711
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    227,825
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,350,966
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    664,588
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    28.3%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    1,178,589
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    50.1%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    28,627
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    210,511
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    268,651
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    69,748
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    22,179
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    31
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    52
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    14
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    98
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    22
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    71,268
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    27,660
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    38.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,556
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,435
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    5,271
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9,398
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    27,660
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    17,530
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    63.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    19,074
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,490,311
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    78,080
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    87,411
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    587,452
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    39.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    310,499
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    426,869
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,850,995
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    124,399
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    231,790
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    1,247,009
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    811,610
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    21.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    380,330
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    697,041
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    18.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    358,816
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    9.3%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    90.8%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    27.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    4,405,400
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    395,931
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    5,649,703
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    646,635
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,314,966
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    56,570
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    3,540,129
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    332,673
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    794,608
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    257,392
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    5,659,518
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    4,853,870
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    85.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    788,275
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    495,842
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    292,433
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    186,943
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    105,490
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    17,373
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    5,724,692
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    5,456,268
  • Percentage of Native persons
    95.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    5,412,962
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    94.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    4,100,071
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    71.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    1,312,891
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    22.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    43,306
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    268,424
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    268,424
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    114,684
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    42.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    153,740
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    57.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    311,730
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    43,306
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    43306%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    2,151
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    41,155
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    95.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    268,424
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    23,626
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    244,798
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    91.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    268,424
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    48,788
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    90,319
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    33.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    9,766
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,173
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    111,581
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    41.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    6,797
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    5,377,408
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    4,913,456
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    91.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    463,952
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    8.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    174,138
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    3.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    244,599
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    103,190
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    112,057
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    27,797
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    88,690
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    37,776
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    18,606
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    5,375
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    5,724,692
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    214,860
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    13,295
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    92,411
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    59,608
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    143,920
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    333,839
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    187,528
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    55,245
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    2,382,621
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    41.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    16,097
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    23,590
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    631,645
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    198,960
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    13,571
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    443,109
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    510,243
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    8.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    2,745
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    37,254
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    24,513
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    61,193
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    12,323
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    26,974
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    146,837
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    58,829
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    9,710
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    27,656
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    4,823
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.