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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Wisconsin is $27,907, which is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Wisconsin median household income is $52,738, which has grown by 20.43% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Wisconsin residents spend 21.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #22

Wisconsin
27,907 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Wisconsin
30,477 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Wisconsin
36,343 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Wisconsin
25,134 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #23
Wisconsin
52,738 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Wisconsin
68,319 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #45
Wisconsin
20.43%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 WisconsinU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income25.59%$11,413, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.74%$18,277, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income2.24%$3,370, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.90%$20,958, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Wisconsin
67,232 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Wisconsin
82,125 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 WisconsinU.S.
White$55,187, see rank$56,900
Black$26,968, see rank$35,600
Hispanic$36,826, see rank$42,396
Asian$53,887, see rank$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$36,537, see rank$37,170
Hawaiian Native$35,729, see rank$53,370
One Race, Other$34,348, see rank$40,300
Two or More Races$41,659, see rank$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 WisconsinU.S.
less than 25$26,082, see rank$25,788
25 to 44$58,482, see rank$58,398
45 to 64$65,718, see rank$65,027
65 or over$35,445, see rank$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Wisconsin%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over4,561,244 see rank248,775,628
Male12,246,65649.26%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:21,599,89671.21%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces22,3270.10%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian21,597,56971.11%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed31,469,66891.99%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3127,9018.01%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2646,76028.79%, see rank30.72%
Female12,314,58850.74%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:21,476,41563.79%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces23040.01%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian21,476,11163.77%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed31,382,35093.65%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed393,7616.35%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2838,17336.21%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

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

Commuting to Work

 Wisconsin%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over2,804,563100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone2,255,72280.43%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled241,7068.62%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation51,6941.84%, see rank5.06%
Walked93,2603.33%, see rank2.78%
Other Means47,6961.70%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home114,4854.08%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Wisconsin
21.4 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Wisconsin%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,852,018-143,435,233
Male11,469,66851.53%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2449,57030.59%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2187,59412.76%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2237,84916.18%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations223,3251.59%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2115,3707.85%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2366,80924.96%, see rank17.94%
Female11,382,35048.47%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2527,83438.18%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations2298,81121.62%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2430,23531.12%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations26,2590.45%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations23,6010.26%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2111,9658.10%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Wisconsin%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over2,852,018100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining71,2272.50%, see rank1.96%
Construction149,9015.26%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing524,09718.38%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade76,9982.70%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade323,35511.34%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities123,6654.34%, see rank4.93%
Information47,6801.67%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing174,4876.12%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
229,5538.05%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance664,00023.28%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
247,8568.69%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration100,8273.54%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration118,3724.15%, see rank4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Wisconsin%U.S.
Population in Poverty738,55713.26%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty131,4758.95%, see rank11.47%

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


 
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