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Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area


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2022 population: 166,334   ( 32,271 from 2010)
Land area: 2423.9 square miles
Population density: 68.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:147,377 88.60% 21.8%
Black:1,4880.89% 81.5%
Indian:8250.50% 45.8%
Asian:8,8815.34% 24.5%
2+ races:2,6881.62% 81.5%
Hispanic:5,0753.05% 69.6%
Total non-White:18,95711.40% 45.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,772 11.3
Deaths:4,08312.3
Net Migration: 730.2
Net Immigration: 1180.4
Change in White population:26,370 19.7
Change in Non-White pop.:5,901 4.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
134,063
121,00790.26%
8200.61%
5660.42%
7,1325.32%
1,4811.10%
2,9922.23%
13,0569.74%

2000
125,834
117,51793.39%
3370.27%
4120.33%
5,7214.55%
8220.65%
9790.78%
8,3176.61%

1990
115,400
112,10897.15%
750.06%
3590.31%
2,4422.12%
n/a
4160.36%
3,2922.85%

1980
111,270
110,12098.97%
650.06%
4820.43%
2620.24%
n/a
2710.24%
1,1501.03%

1970
97,457
97,05599.59%
190.02%
1210.12%
420.04%
n/a
1920.20%
402 0.41%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
14,783 11.7
9,0777.2
390.0
8470.7
3,490 2.8
4,739 3.8
1990's
NumberRate
16,294 14.1
8,9827.8
8800.8
6480.6
5,409 4.7
5,025 4.4
1980's
NumberRate
17,349 15.6
8,439 7.6
-4,423 -4.0
n/a
1,988 1.8
2,142 1.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,882 4.0
n/a
13,065 13.4
748 0.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.4
36,156 21.7%
130,178 78.3%
31,745 19.1%
68,710
2.39
44,420 64.6%
36,096 81.3%
3,142 7.1%
24,290 35.4%

2010
NumberPercent
39.4
32,869 24.5%
101,194 75.5%
18,988 14.2%
53,176
2.49
36,326 68.3%
29,251 80.5%
2,831 7.8%
16,850 31.7%

2000
NumberPercent
36.3
33,647 26.7%
92,187 73.3%
16,337 13.0%
47,737
2.60
34,084 71.4%
28,907 84.8%
2,200 6.5%
13,653 28.6%

1990
NumberPercent
32.6
32,380 28.1%
83,020 71.9%
14,596 12.6%
41,534
2.75
31,092 74.9%
26,945 86.7%
1,731 5.6%
10,442 25.1%

1980
NumberPercent
28.9
34,523 31.0%
76,747 69.0%
12,050 10.8%
37,865
2.91
29,429 77.7%
26,033 88.5%
1,550 5.3%
8,436 22.3%

2022 Housing Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units76,131 
Median Value$187,966 
Occupied68,71090.3%
Vacant7,4219.7%
Owned50,77673.9%
Rented17,93426.1%
Median Rent$857 
Single-Family Units60,05178.9%
    Detached58,17276.4%
    Attached1,8792.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units9,05511.9%
Mobile Homes2,6563.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2403.3%
$10,000 to $14,9992,3113.4%
$15,000 to $19,9992,1673.2%
$20,000 to $24,9992,4203.5%
$25,000 to $29,9993,3454.9%
$30,000 to $34,9992,5173.7%
$35,000 to $39,9992,6453.8%
$40,000 to $44,9992,5903.8%
$45,000 to $49,9992,8114.1%
$50,000 to $59,9995,4297.9%
$60,000 to $74,9997,04010.2%
$75,000 to $99,99910,97616.0%
$100,000 to $124,9998,14911.9%
$125,000 to $149,9994,9937.3%
$150,000 to $199,9995,1287.5%
$200,000 or more3,9495.7%
Median Household Income71,658 
Per Capita Income38,293 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.83 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,4095.0%
Public Assistance1,2811.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,7259.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed78,80078.6%
Unemployed2,6702.7%
In Armed Forces470.0%
Total Labor Force81,51781.3%
Not in Labor Force18,72118.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 21.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector34,27826,00956.9%
Non-Profit2,1275,59227.6%
Self-Employed5,3532,73366.2%
Local Government2,1904,01035.3%
State Government8061,13741.5%
Federal Government32350039.2%
Total Private + Self39,63128,74258.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,44611,23932.6%
Total45,07739,98153.0%
Pct. Govt.10.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts13,06615.3%
Sales and Office Occupations16,78419.7%
Professional, Technical17,33920.3%
Service Occupations12,55214.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,0691.3%
All others25,52629.9%
White Collar 55.3%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing17,70124.7%
Health care and social assistance14,57920.3%
Retail trade9,65413.5%
Finance and insurance6,1778.6%
Educational services6,1278.5%
Construction4,7716.6%
Accommodation and food services4,0615.7%
Transportation and warehousing3,5304.9%
Other services3,3724.7%
Wholesale trade2,7383.8%
Professional, scientific, technical2,6213.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,4053.4%
Public administration2,1673.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,9482.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,0061.4%
Information9691.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing7711.1%
Utilities5760.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction540.1%
Management400.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,2731.97%
Puerto Rican3310.20%
Cuban780.05%
Dominican10.00%
Total Central American4870.29%
Costa Rican90.01%
Guatemalan300.02%
Honduran50.00%
Nicaraguan3580.22%
Panamanian310.02%
Salvadoran540.03%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2440.15%
Argentinean110.01%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean30.00%
Colombian1490.09%
Ecuadorian50.00%
Paraguayan150.01%
Peruvian320.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan290.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4030.24%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong5,5683.35%
Indian8740.53%
Chinese3020.18%
Filipino2360.14%
Vietnamese2360.14%
Laotian1120.07%
Japanese840.05%
Korean510.03%
Cambodian420.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English146,71393.4%
Other Asian4,6453.0%
Spanish2,8581.8%
German, other Germanic1,1930.8%
Other Indo-European7020.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic2870.2%
Vietnamese1780.1%
Chinese1630.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun1550.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German81,77749.2%
Polish24,15314.5%
Irish12,7977.7%
English8,8495.3%
Norwegian8,0814.9%
French4,9493.0%
American4,6822.8%
Swedish4,0882.5%
Italian3,6122.2%
Czech3,0371.8%
Dutch2,9931.8%
European1,8131.1%
French Canadian1,7241.0%
Swiss1,3630.8%
Finnish1,2800.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen163,53798.4%
Not a citizen2,6851.6%
Native159,98096.2%
Foreign-born6,2423.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,550 3.0%5,129 4.4%40,807 34.7%37,984 32.3%20,621 17.6%9,381 8.0%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,550 3.0%
9-12 Years 5,129 4.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 40,807 34.7%
Some College 37,984 32.3%
Bach. Degree 20,621 17.6%
Grad Degree 9,381 8.0%
Average years of education: 13.4

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Wausau-Weston, WI Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 152,018 145,364 6,654 4.4%
1991 155,172 146,346 8,826 5.7%
1992 160,048 151,080 8,968 5.6%
1993 163,650 155,648 8,002 4.9%
1994 168,540 160,042 8,498 5.0%
1995 172,088 163,848 8,240 4.8%
1996 174,750 167,440 7,310 4.2%
1997 178,792 171,928 6,864 3.8%
1998 178,414 171,812 6,602 3.7%
1999 176,474 170,774 5,700 3.2%
2000 176,500 170,478 6,022 3.4%
2001 178,382 170,824 7,558 4.2%
2002 178,810 169,906 8,904 5.0%
2003 180,758 171,468 9,290 5.1%
2004 178,922 170,788 8,134 4.5%
2005 180,886 173,000 7,886 4.4%
2006 182,580 174,484 8,096 4.4%
2007 183,078 174,826 8,252 4.5%
2008 182,292 173,534 8,758 4.8%
2009 181,836 164,390 17,446 9.6%
2010 178,444 161,524 16,920 9.5%
2011 175,656 161,564 14,092 8.0%
2012 173,290 160,256 13,034 7.5%
2013 174,556 162,440 12,116 6.9%
2014 176,864 167,722 9,142 5.2%
2015 177,008 169,752 7,256 4.1%
2016 177,310 170,906 6,404 3.6%
2017 178,168 172,766 5,402 3.0%
2018 177,698 172,824 4,874 2.7%
2019 176,160 170,914 5,246 3.0%
2020 173,980 165,032 8,948 5.1%
2021 176,242 170,684 5,558 3.2%
2022 175,292 170,732 4,560 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com