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Profiles of Wisconsin


This volume provides detailed demographic and statistical data on 2,070 Populated Places in the state of Wisconsin, including:

• Demographics on each County & Individual City or Town
• Detailed Data on School Districts
• Hispanic & Asian Population Statistics
• Informative Statistics & Rankings on Ancestry Groups
• Weather Statistics
• Comparative Ranking Charts

This edition also includes profiles of 43 unincorporated places based on US census data by zip code.

About Wisconsin
In full color, this section gives the researcher a real sense of the state and its history. It includes a Photo Gallery, and comprehensive sections on Wisconsin’s Government, Land and Natural Resources, and Demographic Maps. With charts and maps these 52 pages help to anchor the researcher to the state, both physically and politically.

Demographic Profiles
The careful layout gives the user an easy-to-read snapshot of every single place and county in the state of Wisconsin, from the biggest metropolis to the smallest unincorporated hamlet. Here is a look at just a few of the data sets you’ll find in each profile: History, Geography, Climate, Population, Vital Statistics, Economy, Income, Taxes, Education, Housing, Health & Environment, Public Safety and more. The richness of each profile is astounding in its depth, from history to weather, all packed in an easy-to-navigate, compact format.

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

School District Data
You’ll have immediate access to a snapshot profile of each district serving 1,500 or more students. Each district profile includes contact information along with grades served, the numbers of students, teachers and schools, student/teacher ratios, drop out rates, ethnicity, gender and diploma recipients by race and district expenditures per student.

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 Ratios to Current Expenditures per Student. Following these rankings are statewide National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results and data from the Wisconsin Knowledge & Concepts Examinations (WKCE)—an overview of student performance by subject, including easy-to-read charts and graphs.

Hispanic, Asian & Ancestry Group Statistics
Here you’ll find need-to-know data on the Hispanic and Asian population of the state along with data on all ancestry groups reported in the state. Details include population concentrations, income, educational attainment and much more.

Detailed Weather Data
Provides extensive climatological data on all of Wisconsin’s weather stations, including statistics on maximum and minimum temperatures, precipitation, extreme temperatures, humidity and more.

Comparative Ranking Charts
Selected statistics are pulled for 100 of Wisconsin’s largest towns and cities. Each of 22 different data points has its own two-page spread with the cities listed in alpha order so researchers can easily compare and rank cities. Among the statistics selected for this section are Employment, Income, Unemployment Rate, Population Characteristics, Taxes, Cost of Living, Education, Health Care, Public Safety, Air Quality and more.

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


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Buyers of the fourth edition of Profiles of Wisconsin receive a FREE SUBSCRIPTION to Profiles of Wisconsin Online. With a subscription to this database, users can access customized Ranking Tables that make sorting and comparing all places across the whole state of Wisconsin quick and easy. Visit gold.greyhouse.com or call (800) 562-2139 to set up a free trial.

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Pub. Date: August 2016
Softcover: 1044 pages
ISBN: 978-1-61925-928-7
Price: $149
Includes Three Years of Online Access on GOLD
e-ISBN: 978-1-61925-929-4
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