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0.32% growth
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7.48% growth
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3.18% growth
Median Property Value
1.28% growth

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The economy of River Falls, WI employs 8,607 people. The economy of River Falls, WI is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Educational Services, which employ respectively 5.2; 2.07; and 1.79 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in River Falls, WI are Educational Services (1,434), Retail trade (1,296), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,110), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($57,986), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,091), and Transportation & Warehousing ($37,898).

Median household income in River Falls, WI is $52,598. Males in River Falls, WI have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,170. The income inequality of River Falls, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458 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 River Falls, WI. In Pierce County, WI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are N/A and N/A, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 42 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,621. 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 River Falls, WI is from the county of Pierce County, WI.

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River Falls, WI is home to a population of 15,152 people, from which 98.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of River Falls, WI is composed of 14,294 White residents (94.3%), 263 Two+ residents (1.74%), 249 Asian residents (1.64%), 182 Hispanic residents (1.2%), and 100 Black residents (0.66%). The most common foreign languages in River Falls, WI are Spanish (162 speakers), Hmong (128 speakers), and Portuguese (70 speakers), but compared to other places, River Falls, WI has a relative high number of Hmong (128 speakers), Portuguese (70 speakers), and Other West Germanic (11 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in River Falls, WI awarded 1,480 degrees. The student population of River Falls, WI is skewed towards females, with 555 male students and 925 female students. Most students in River Falls, WI are White (1,334 and 90.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31 and 2.09%), Asian (28 and 1.89%), and Two or more races (27 and 1.82%). The largest universities in River Falls, WI by number of graduates are University of Wisconsin-River Falls (1,480 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in River Falls, WI are General Business Administration & Management (173 and 11.7%), General Animal Sciences (105 and 7.09%), and General Biological Sciences (95 and 6.42%). The median tuition costs in River Falls, WI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,428 and $14,001 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in River Falls, WI is $174,600, which is 0.85 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $172,400 to $174,600, a 1.28% increase. The homeownership rate of River Falls, WI is 49.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in River Falls, WI have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in River Falls, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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