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Demographic Data

  • American Community Survey
    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services.
  • Wisconsin Ethnic Ancestry Report - 2003 - 2004 Blue Book
    2003-2004 Blue Report contains detailed maps revealing concentrations of specific ethnic groups throughout the state. See pages 130 - 134 in particular.
  • State of Wisconsin: Legislative Reference Bureau (Population and Vital Statistics)
    Home of the most current Wisconsin Blue Books. The LRB provides nonpartisan, professional, and confidential bill drafting, legal publishing,research and library services to the legislature and the public. This link takes your directly to the "Highlights of Population and Vital Statistics in Wisconsin" section of the most current Blue Book.
  • U.S. Census Bureau - Population Statistics
    The U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of statistical information about the nation’s people. Subjects include groups such as children, veterans, and the foreign-born, and characteristics such as age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, and language use, as well as health, education, employment, income and poverty.
    For-profit website run and maintained by Advameg, INC. Contains over 74,000 city photos not found anywhere else, graphs of the latest real estate prices and sales trends, recent home sales, a home value estimator, hundreds of thousands of maps, satellite photos, demographic data (race, income, ancestries, education, employment), geographic data, state profiles, crime data, registered sex offenders, cost of living, housing, religions, businesses, local news links based on our exclusive technology, birthplaces of famous people, political contributions, city government finances, employment, weather, natural disasters, hospitals, schools and libraries.
  • Pew Research - Hispanic Trends Project
    The Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project, launched in 2001 as the Pew Hispanic Center, seeks to improve public understanding of the diverse Hispanic population in the United States and to chronicle Latinos’ growing impact on the nation.
    The project conducts public opinion surveys that aim to illuminate Latino views on a range of social matters and public policy issues, including its annual National Survey of Latinos. It also publishes demographic studies and other social science research on a wide range of topics, including economics and personal finances, Hispanic/Latino identity, education, health care, immigration trends, the Latino vote, technology adoption, youth and work and employment. The project is well-known for its estimates of the unauthorized immigrant population in the U.S.

Other Useful Websites/Reports

  • Get Facts
    Getfacts is a tool for exploring and downloading Wisconsin demographic data and shapefiles at a range of geographic scales. Part of the University of Wisconsin Extension Program.
  • 2010 U.S. Census Population Map
    hese profiles provide more subject detail than the recently released 2010 Census redistricting data files. These profiles provide details about race and Hispanic groups, age, sex and housing status. The profiles will be released on a state-by-state basis for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Use this map to explore 2010 Census Demographic Profile data.
  • Ethnic Distribution Maps
    Map of ethnic distributions in Wisconsin, hosted by

Books at SNC

Cover Art
Wisconsin Talk - Thomas C. Purnell; Eric Raimy; Joe Salmons
Call Number: 409.775 W75p
ISBN: 9780299293345
Publication Date: 2013-09-17

Cover Art
Atlas of Ethnic Diversity in Wisconsin - Kazimierz J. Zaniewski
Call Number: 305.8009775 Z1a
ISBN: 029916070X
Publication Date: 1999-02-08

Cover Art
Asian American Panethnicity - Yen Le Espiritu
Call Number: 305.895073 Es6a
ISBN: 0877229554
Publication Date: 1992-08-05

Cover Art
Green, White, and Red - Dominic J. Pulera
Call Number: 973.0451 P96g
ISBN: 061526851X
Publication Date: 2009-04-15


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