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Columbia County, Wisconsin Facts

Facts
State Wisconsin
Land area 765.5 square miles
Population Density 74.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 56,653
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 22.7%
65 and over 15.8%
Females 49.4%
White 96.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.8
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 1.4%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 92%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.3%
Veterans 4,714
Households and Housing
Households 22,735
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.9%
Median household income $57,922
The per capita income $28,273
Live below the poverty line. 9.3%
housing units 26,072
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $175,000
Residents owning their homes. 75.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,447
Women-owned firms 18.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $631,312
Retail sales per capita $11,465
Manufacturers shipments $1,744,110
Merchant wholesaler sales $203,380