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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Fitchburg is 26,050, which is 27.07% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 6.73% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Fitchburg population density is 739.86 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 87.40 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Fitchburg is white, which represent 69.12% of the total population. The average Fitchburg education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 26,050. #30

Population Growth Since 2000, #65

Fitchburg, WI

Population Density, #328

Fitchburg, WI
739.86 per square mile
87.40 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:18,005 (69.12%, #742)
Black:2,842 (10.91%, #11)
Hispanic:5,094 (19.55%, #20)
Asian:1,614 (6.20%, #14)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):153 (0.59%, #229)
One Race, Other:2,513 (9.65%, see rank)
Two or More Races:923 (3.54%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:4,061 (79.72%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:230 (4.52%, see rank)
Cuban:14 (0.27%, see rank)
Central American:522 (10.25%, see rank)
South American:247 (4.85%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:399 (24.72%, see rank)
Chinese:287 (17.78%, see rank)
Filipino:105 (6.51%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:28 (1.73%, see rank)
Vietnamese:65 (4.03%, see rank)
Asian, Other:730 (45.23%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

24,437 (93.81%) out of the total population of 26,050 reported first ancestry.

 Fitchburg, WI% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Arab350.13%, see rank0.23%0.56%
Czech4371.68%, see rank1.61%0.47%
Danish1890.73%, see rank1.04%0.42%
Dutch5011.92%, see rank2.51%1.40%
English2,1848.38%, see rank5.83%8.02%
French8383.22%, see rank4.24%3.34%
German7,74229.72%, see rank41.77%15.03%
Greek1630.63%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian1010.39%, see rank0.41%0.46%
Irish3,07711.81%, see rank11.03%10.80%
Italian1,0213.92%, see rank3.48%5.52%
Norwegian1,8397.06%, see rank7.74%1.42%
Polish1,3505.18%, see rank8.91%3.01%
Portuguese140.05%, see rank0.05%0.44%
Russian1750.67%, see rank0.65%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1720.66%, see rank0.43%0.99%
Scottish3181.22%, see rank1.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African8313.19%, see rank0.47%0.95%
Swedish3091.19%, see rank2.56%1.27%
Swiss3271.26%, see rank1.03%0.30%
Ukrainian780.30%, see rank0.17%0.31%
American7162.75%, see rank3.75%7.12%
Welsh1880.72%, see rank0.48%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,019 (53.82%, see rank)
Females: 12,031 (46.18%, see rank)

Fitchburg, WI
Male: 53.82%
Female: 46.18%
Male: 49.65%
Female: 50.35%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Fitchburg, WI
34.20 years old
38.80 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Fitchburg, WI
33.40 years old
37.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Fitchburg, WI
35.20 years old
40.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Fitchburg, WI% of the Total PopulationWisconsinU.S.
Under 5 years1,8507.10%, see rank6.07%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,7616.76%, see rank6.39%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7436.69%, see rank6.55%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,0003.84%, see rank6.85%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,8287.02%, see rank6.87%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,32620.45%, see rank12.72%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,74514.38%, see rank12.29%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,26112.52%, see rank14.81%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,23312.41%, see rank13.05%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,5746.04%, see rank7.68%7.64%
75 to 84 5302.03%, see rank4.57%4.25%
85 years and over1990.76%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Fitchburg, WIWisconsinU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population17,868, 100%3,850,995209,056,129
Less Than High School1,637, 9.16%, see rank9.25%13.67%
High School Graduate3,836, 21.47%, see rank32.38%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree4,186, 23.43%, see rank30.95%29.09%
Bachelor Degree4,798, 26.85%, see rank18.10%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,411, 19.09%, see rank9.32%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.51, see rank13.6313.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Fitchburg, WI WisconsinU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten75661.77%38.23%75.18%24.82%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,64384.30%, see rank15.70%, see rank85.33%14.67%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,30091.62%, see rank8.38%, see rank91.09%8.91%90.60%9.40%
College1,28580.39%, see rank19.61%, see rank80.45%19.55%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School46475.43%, see rank24.57%, see rank61.99%38.01%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Fitchburg, WIWisconsinU.S.
Total Households10,407, 100%2,293,250116,211,092
Average Household Size2.40, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households3,030, 29.12%, see rank28.96%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,377, 70.88%, see rank71.04%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,523, 62.68%, see rank64.07%66.22%
Average Family Size3.05, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family4,948, 47.54%, see rank49.59%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,884, 37.32%, see rank35.93%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Fitchburg, WI%WisconsinU.S.
15 Years and Over Total20,696see rank4,636,393252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over11,073100%, see rank2,285,427123,281,364
Never Married4,04136.49%, see rank34.29%35.77%
Married5,78852.27%, see rank53.21%52.04%
Widowed1821.64%, see rank2.53%2.57%
Divorced1,0629.59%, see rank9.97%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,623100%, see rank2,350,966129,692,771
Never Married3,07031.90%, see rank28.27%29.48%
Married5,36655.76%, see rank51.35%49.19%
Widowed3743.89%, see rank8.95%9.16%
Divorced8138.45%, see rank11.43%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Fitchburg, WI%WisconsinU.S.
Native21,63583.05%, see rank95.31%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence13,33051.17%, see rank71.62%58.73%
Born in Different State7,90630.35%, see rank22.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3991.53%, see rank0.76%1.42%
Foreign Born4,41516.95%, see rank4.69%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,2814.92%, see rank2.00%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3,13412.03%, see rank2.69%7.09%
Born In Europe2230.86%, see rank0.85%1.53%
Born In Asia9693.72%, see rank1.58%3.82%
Born In Africa1660.64%, see rank0.17%0.55%
Born In Oceania170.07%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,96511.38%, see rank1.95%6.83%
Born In Northern America750.29%, see rank0.12%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Fitchburg, WI%WisconsinU.S.
English8,06777.52%, see rank90.83%79.39%
Spanish1,50314.44%, see rank4.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3323.19%, see rank2.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4274.10%, see rank1.45%3.36%
Other780.75%, see rank0.39%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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