Income/capita 26%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 10%
IndexStevens PointWisconsinNational
Income per capita$21,953$29,253$29,829
Median household income$41,944$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,258$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,613$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$17,362$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$11,925$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level24.8%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Stevens Point is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Stevens Point is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Stevens Point is 10% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Stevens Point is 64% higher than the national average

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      Stevens Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%0.1%
      Manufacturing sector16.0%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services8.0%8.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.7%15.8%
      Public administration3.5%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%1.7%
      Education, health & social services16.0%35.0%

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      Knowlton, WI143$66,25020%
      Lake Wazeecha, WI2,565$66,13120%
      Stevens Point, WI26,714$41,94424%

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      East St. Louis, IL26,731$19,94664%
      Bristol, TN26,734$38,98530%
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      Syracuse, UT26,668$88,28460%
      Stevens Point, WI26,714$41,94424%
      Source: The Stevens Point, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).