Fitchburg, WI

27,254 Population
34.9 square miles 780.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
780.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.9%
was 44.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.0%
was 15.7%
 
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 23.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.6%
was 9.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2
was 3.2
Ranked 1st Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
14.8%
was 15.4%
 
Median Household Income
$65,735
was $61,346
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.8
47
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
155.4
was 233.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,493
was 1,699.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,469
was 11,349
 
Median Rent
$893
was $875
 
Total Building Permits
348
was 155
 
Occupied Housing Units
11,043
was 10,791
 
Homeownership Rate
49.6%
was 49.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
39
was 33
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
328.4
was 325.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.1%
was 9.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
309
was 122
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
32.8
was 14.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
13.4
was 6.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.5%
was 90.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
83.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
91.3%
was 91.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
46.4%
was 46.0%
 

+ Upload Other Data