Wausau, WI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Wausau, Wisconsin Info Snack

Population
38,735
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
15.2%
Median Home
$121,900
Median Income
$46,824
Median Rent
$708

Wausau SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Wausau, WI Crime Report

677
Total Crimes
1,758.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.01%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Wausau
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 677 1,758.1 1,764.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 156 405.1 293.2 366.7
Murder 1 2.6 3.0 5.0
Robbery 5 13.0 51.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 108 280.5 200.0 250.2
Property Crime 521 1,353.0 1,471.4 2,109.9
Burglary 81 210.4 217.6 340.5
Larceny 396 1,028.4 1,127.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 44 114.3 126.8 219.9

Wausau, WI Cost Of Living

87
Wausau's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Wausau Wisconsin National Average
Overall 87 96 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 116 113 100
Housing 63 88 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 85 97 100

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Map Of Wausau, WI

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Population over time in Wausau

Year Population % Change
2019 38,735 -0.2%
2018 38,801 -0.3%
2017 38,934 -0.5%
2016 39,138 -0.2%
2015 39,210 0.0%
2014 39,209 0.0%
2013 39,207 0.1%
2012 39,158 0.1%
2011 39,136 0.2%
2010 39,040 -

Race / Ethnicity in Wausau

White
81.2% (31,437)
African American
0.6% (229)
American Indian
0.4% (155)
Asian
11.6% (4,510)
Hawaiian
0.1% (22)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (1,090)
Hispanic
3.3% (1,292)
Race Wausau WI USA
White 81.2% 81.3% 60.7%
African American 0.6% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 11.6% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.3% 6.8% 18.0%

Gender in Wausau

Female
50.4% (19,527)
Male
49.6% (19,208)
Gender Wausau WI USA
Female 50.4% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wausau for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,549)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,936)
High School / GED
29.0% (11,233)
Some College
20.0% (7,747)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (4,648)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (7,747)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,711)
Professional Degree
2.0% (774)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (387)
Education Wausau WI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Wausau, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
5.0% (193,075)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.9% (229,743)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (471,483)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (549,121)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (626,079)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (660,937)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (480,763)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.4% (401,315)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (83,975)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (177,004)
Income Wausau WI USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 4.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.9% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 9.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 14.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.4% 15.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 4.9% 7.7%

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