Wisconsin Population, Area, and Density
The population of Wisconsin is 5,757,564 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Wisconsin is ranked number 20 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 0.1% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Wisconsin is 65,496.4 square miles. There state is 82.7% land and 17.3% water. The population density in Wisconsin is 106.3 people per square mile (31st out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 5,757,564 people ÷ 54,157.8 sq mi
Population Density = 106.3 people per sq mile
|Population||5,757,564 (20th out of 56)||5,686,986 (20th out of 56)||5,363,675 (18th out of 56)|
|Difference||0.1% below avg||1.8% above avg||5.2% above avg|
|Total Area||65,496.4 mi2||169,635 km2||41,917,657 acres||(23rd out of 56)|
|Land Area||54,157.8 mi2||140,268 km2||34,660,924 acres||(82.7%)|
|Water Area||11,338.7 mi2||29,367 km2||7,256,733 acres||(17.3%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||106.3 (31st out of 56)||105.0 (30th out of 56)||99.0 (30th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||75.6% below avg||74.7% below avg||75.1% below avg|