Profiles of Wisconsin
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Profiles of Wisconsin
Fourth Edition

Pub. Date: August 2016
Softcover: 800 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-928-7
Price: $149.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-61925-929-4 EBook Vendors

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This fourth edition of Profiles of Wisconsin-Facts, Figures, & Statistics for all 2,070 Populated Places in Wisconsin provides data on all populated communities and counties of the State of Wisconsin, from bustling urban centers to hard-to-find outposts. Data is provided on the followng topics:

Section I: About Wisconsin
This 4-color section gives the researcher a real sense of the state and its hirtory. It includes a Photo Gallery, and comprehensive sections on Wisconsin's History and Government, Land and Natural Resources, Wisconsin's Energy Profile, and Demographic Maps. With the help of photos, maps, and charts, these 52 pages help to anchor the researcher to the state, both physically and politically.

Section II: Profiles
This section, organized by county, gives detailed profiles of 2,070 places plus 72 counties, based on the 2010 Census and data from the American Community Survey. In addition, we have added current government statistics and original research, so that these profiles pull together statistical and descriptive information on every Census-recognized place in the state. Major fields of information include:

  • Geography
  • Religion
  • Population
  • Industry
  • Housing
  • Ancestry
  • Climate
  • Health
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Economy

    Categories NEW to this edition include public and private health insurance, dentists per capita, selected monthly owner costs, language spoken at home, peolpe with disabilities, and veterans. In addition to place and country profiles, this section includes a Place Name Index.

    Section III: Comparative Statistics
    This section includes tables that compare Wisconsin's 100 largest communities by dozens of data points.

    Section IV:Community Rankings
    This section includes tables that rank the top 150 and bottom 150 communities with population over 2,500 in dozens of categories.

    Section V: Education
    This section begins with an Educational State Profile, summarizing number of schools, students, diplomas granted, and educational dollars spent. Following the state profile are School District Rankings on 16 topics ranging from Student/Teacher Ratioes to Current Expenditures per Student. Following these rankings are statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results and data from the Wisconsin Knowledge & Concepts Examination(WKCE)-an overview of student performance by subject, including easy-to-read charts.

    Section VI: Ancestry & Ethnicity
    This section provides a detailed look at the ancestral, Hispanic, and racial makeup of Wisconsin's 200+ ethnic categories. Profiles are included for the state, all 72 counties, and for all places with 50,000 or more residents. In the ranking section, data is displayed in two ways: 1) by number, based on all places regardless of population; 2) by percent, based on places with populations of 50,000 or more.

    Section VII: Climate
    This section includes a State Summary, three colorful maps, and profiles of both National and Cooperative Weather Stations. In addition, you'll find Weather Station Rankings with hundreds of interesting details. This section also includes Significant Storm Event data from January 2000 through December 2009.

    Profiles of Wisconsin has been extensively revised and several new chapters of demographic information and ranking sections have been added, so that the fourth edition of Profiles of Wisconsin is the most comprehensive portrait of the State of Wisconsin ever published.

    Pub. Date: August 2016
    Softcover: 800 pages
    ISBN: 978-1-61925-928-7
    Price: $149.00
    EBook ISBN: 978-1-61925-141-0 EBook Vendors

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