Wisconsin Income and Careers
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.
Per Capita Income, #22
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #23
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||25.59%||$11,413, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||29.74%||$18,277, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.24%||$3,370, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||17.90%||$20,958, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|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
|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.
|Population 16 Years and Over||4,561,244||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||2,246,656||49.26%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||1,599,896||71.21%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||2,327||0.10%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||1,597,569||71.11%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||1,469,668||91.99%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||127,901||8.01%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||646,760||28.79%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||2,314,588||50.74%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||1,476,415||63.79%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||304||0.01%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||1,476,111||63.77%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||1,382,350||93.65%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||93,761||6.35%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||838,173||36.21%, see rank||41.21%|
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
|Workers 16 Years and Over||2,804,563||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||2,255,722||80.43%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||241,706||8.62%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||51,694||1.84%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||93,260||3.33%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||47,696||1.70%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||114,485||4.08%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,852,018||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||1,469,668||51.53%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||449,570||30.59%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||187,594||12.76%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||237,849||16.18%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||23,325||1.59%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||115,370||7.85%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||366,809||24.96%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||1,382,350||48.47%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||527,834||38.18%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||298,811||21.62%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||430,235||31.12%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||6,259||0.45%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||3,601||0.26%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||111,965||8.10%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||2,852,018||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||71,227||2.50%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||149,901||5.26%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||524,097||18.38%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||76,998||2.70%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||323,355||11.34%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||123,665||4.34%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||47,680||1.67%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||174,487||6.12%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|229,553||8.05%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||664,000||23.28%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|247,856||8.69%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||100,827||3.54%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||118,372||4.15%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||738,557||13.26%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||131,475||8.95%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.