Beloit, WI

36,812 Population
17.3 square miles 2,125.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
2,125.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.6%
was 53.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.9%
was 9.1%
 
Percent Under 18
26.4%
was 26.3%
 
Percent 65 and Over
13.0%
was 12.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.2
was 6.6
Ranked 17th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
24.1%
was 25.6%
 
Median Household Income
$37,779
was $37,500
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.1
42.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8.1
was 2.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
482.9
was 350.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,076.3
was 3,245.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,457
was 15,355
 
Median Rent
$727
was $722
 
Total Building Permits
5
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,982
was 13,978
 
Homeownership Rate
58.6%
was 58.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
5
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
891.9
was 885.7
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.3%
was 19.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.3
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.3%
was 95.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.5%
was 80.8%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
16.6%
was 16.0%
 

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