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Wisconsin




Rock County, Wisconsin

   People QuickFactsRock CountyWisconsin
Population, 2005 estimate 157,5385,536,201
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 3.4%3.2%
Population, 2000 152,3075,363,675
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.4%6.1%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 24.7%23.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 12.9%13.0%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.6%50.5%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)92.7%90.1%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)4.6%6.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.9%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.0%2.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.3%1.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)5.5%4.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 87.6%86.0%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 55.3%56.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 3.3%3.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 6.1%7.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 83.9%85.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 16.7%22.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 24,198790,917
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 20.320.8
 
Housing units, 2005 66,6472,498,500
Homeownership rate, 2000 71.1%68.4%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 21.0%26.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $98,200$112,200
 
Households, 2000 58,6172,084,544
Persons per household, 2000 2.542.50
Median household income, 2003 $45,790$46,538
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,895$21,271
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 8.3%9.0%
   Business QuickFactsRock CountyWisconsin
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 3,518144,1161
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 60,2582,435,1431
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -0.8%0.8%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 7,665310,724
 
Total number of firms, 2002 9,714393,241
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 23.4%26.5%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 11,707,164124,664,004
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,848,56468,510,712
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,754,01659,978,700
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,384$11,025
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 183,8246,885,765
Building permits, 2005 99635,334
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 795,90031,553,8771
   Geography QuickFactsRock CountyWisconsin
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 72054,310
Persons per square mile, 2000 211.598.8
FIPS Code 10555
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Janesville, WI Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:57 EST

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