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2.39% growth
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0.68% growth
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2.95% growth
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1.32% decline


The economy of Platteville, WI employs 6,487 people. The economy of Platteville, WI is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Educational Services; and Accommodation & Food Service, which employ respectively 6.02; 2.18; and 2.12 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Platteville, WI are Educational Services (1,321), Accommodation & Food Service (1,106), and Retail trade (970), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($37,727), Admin., Support, Waste Management Services ($37,604), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($36,875).

Median household income in Platteville, WI is $41,867. Males in Platteville, WI have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,191. The income inequality of Platteville, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.442 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Platteville, WI. In Grant County, WI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 50 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,214. Milwaukee County, WI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Wisconsin.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Platteville, WI is from the county of Grant County, WI.

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Platteville, WI is home to a population of 12,020 people, from which 98.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Platteville, WI is composed of 11,266 White residents (93.7%), 286 Black residents (2.38%), 177 Hispanic residents (1.47%), 127 Asian residents (1.06%), and 62 Two+ residents (0.52%). The most common foreign languages in Platteville, WI are Spanish (160 speakers), Korean (72 speakers), and Arabic (39 speakers), but compared to other places, Platteville, WI has a relative high number of Hmong (22 speakers), Scandinavian (11 speakers), and Korean (72 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Platteville, WI awarded 1,674 degrees. The student population of Platteville, WI is skewed away from females, with 965 male students and 709 female students. Most students in Platteville, WI are White (1,541 and 92.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (27 and 1.61%), Black or African American (25 and 1.49%), and Asian (20 and 1.19%). The largest universities in Platteville, WI by number of graduates are University of Wisconsin-Platteville (1,674 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Platteville, WI are General Business Administration & Management (190 and 11.4%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (142 and 8.48%), and Mechanical Engineering (136 and 8.12%). The median tuition costs in Platteville, WI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,418 and $14,268 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Platteville, WI is $149,000, which is 0.73 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $151,000 to $149,000, a 1.32% increase. The homeownership rate of Platteville, WI is 47%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Platteville, WI have an average commute time of 14.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Platteville, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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