Wisconsin

Capital: Madison
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,813,568
Population 2017 5,792,051
Population 2016 5,772,958
Below Poverty 2017 11.3
Below Poverty 2016 11.8
Below Poverty 2015 12.1
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
65.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 66.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 65.8
Unemployed 2018 3.0
Unemployed 2017 3.3
Unemployed 2016 4.0
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,955
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.