Beaver Dam, WI

16,440 Population
7.1 square miles 2,303.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
 
Population Density
2,303.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.0%
was 56.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.4%
was 2.5%
 
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 23.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
16.5%
was 16.6%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
11.6%
was 12.7%
 
Median Household Income
$46,319
was $46,728
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39
40.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
36.1
was 49.0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,508.4
was 3,522.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,396
was 7,551
 
Median Rent
$752
was $753
 
Total Building Permits
143
was 65
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,566
was 6,704
 
Homeownership Rate
60.2%
was 59.6%
 
Single Family Building Permits
11
was 25
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,032.6
was 1,058.0
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
24.1%
was 23.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
132
was 40
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
19.2
was 9.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
8.8
was 4.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.9%
was 95.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.0%
was 88.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.6%
was 19.0%
 

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