Thursday, April 27, 2017

Wisconsin Digital Archives Collection Connection : Wisconsin Population Trends and Statistics

Graph of Wisconsin Population by Year
Courtesy of the Dept. of Health Services
The U.S. Census Bureau counts every resident in the United States every 10 years as required by the Constitution. The data generated by the census is used to generate a vast amount of data analysis reports including reports about the population in Wisconsin published by Wisconsin state agencies.

The Wisconsin Digital Archives provides access to a wide range of reports about Wisconsin's population. Here are just a few of the reports you'll find in the Wisconsin Digital Archives.

Department of Health Services
Wisconsin population estimates (2000-2014)

Wisconsin's Hispanic Population : a demographic summary

Department of Workforce Development
The impact of population aging on Wisconsin's labor force

Effects of aging population demographics on the registered nurse workforce

Department of Administration
Wisconsin's aging population : projections for the growing 65 and older population, 2015-2040

Wisconsin's future population : projections for the state, its counties and municipalities, 2010-2040

A look at Wisconsin's race and Hispanic origin estimates

For help locating population data specific to Wisconsin, email statedocuments@dpi.wi.gov .

Post written by:
Abby Swanton, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning