Wisconsin

Capital: Madison
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2014
5,758,377
Population 2015 5,767,891
Population 2016 5,778,708
Below Poverty 2014 10.9
Below Poverty 2015 11.4
Below Poverty 2016 10.7
Below Poverty 2017  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 64.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2015 64.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 65.4
Unemployed 2014 5.4
Unemployed 2015 4.6
Unemployed 2016 4.1
Unemployed 2017 (Oct.) 3.4
Foreclosure Rate 2017 (Oct.) 1 of 2,921
STATE FACTS
Wisconsin is known as the Badger State after the habits of early miners in the regions who either lived in mine shafts or dug their homes out of the sides of hills - just like badgers do.
Wisconsin visitors and residents enjoy the state's 7,446 streams and rivers. End-to-end they'd stretch 26,767 miles. that is more than enough to circle the globe at the equator.
Noah's Ark in Wisconsin Dells is the nation's largest water-themed park.