Wisconsin

Capital: Madison
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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2012
5,724,888
Population 2013 5,742,953
Population 2014 5,757,564
Below Poverty 2011 13.1
Below Poverty 2012 11.4
Below Poverty 2013 11.0
Below Poverty 2014  N/A
Employment - Population Ratio 2012 63.8
Employment - Population Ratio 2013 64.2
Employment - Population Ratio 2014 64.9
Unemployed 2011 7.4
Unemployed 2012 6.9
Unemployed 2013 6.8
Unemployed 2014 5.5
Foreclosure Rate 2014 1 of 1,666
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.