Wisconsin Rapids demographics profile

StatisticWisconsin RapidsWisconsinNational
Population17,9875,754,798318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,2998791
Median age41.539.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Wisconsin Rapids, WI has a population of 17,987 and is the 2,408th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,299 per sq mi which is 1385% higher than the Wisconsin average and 1333% higher than the national average. The median age in Wisconsin Rapids is 42 which is approximately 6% higher than the Wisconsin average of 39. In Wisconsin Rapids, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 81% of Wisconsin Rapids residents were born in Wisconsin, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wisconsin Rapids is 1385% higher than Wisconsin.
  • The median age in Wisconsin Rapids is 6% higher than Wisconsin.
  • In Wisconsin Rapids 92.92% of the population is White.
  • In Wisconsin Rapids 1.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wisconsin Rapids 3.75% of the population is Asian.

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Wisconsin Rapids population breakdown by race

RaceWisconsin RapidsWisconsinNational
White92.92%86.21%73.35%
Black or African American1.08%6.29%12.63%
Asian3.75%2.57%5.22%
American Indian0.10%0.89%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race1.92%2.19%3.06%
Other race0.16%1.83%4.75%
In Wisconsin Rapids, 3.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wisconsin Rapids, WI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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