Stevens Point, WI

26,714 Population
17.2 square miles 1,555.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
1,555.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
32.5%
was 33.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
3.5%
was 3.7%
 
Percent Under 18
15.3%
was 15.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
11.7%
was 12.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.4
Ranked 10th Lowest in WI
Percent Living in Poverty
24.8%
was 25.8%
 
Median Household Income
$41,944
was $41,312
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46.5
46.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
168.8
was 153.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,752.2
was 2,103.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,041
was 11,029
 
Median Rent
$654
was $655
 
Total Building Permits
16
was 9
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,246
was 10,295
 
Homeownership Rate
48.5%
was 50.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
14
was 9
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
642.7
was 642.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.1%
was 12.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.4
was 0.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.4%
was 99.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.9%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
36.5%
was 35.9%
 

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