Per capita income

Per capita income (PCI) = (total personal income ÷ total population) In 2009, only five Wisconsin counties (Ozaukee, Waukesha, Dane, Door, and Columbia) had per capita incomes (PCI) higher that the U.S. average of $39,595. The PCI in sixty-seven Wisconsin counties was lower than the national average. In some counties the difference was relatively small […]

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Didn’t we win the Superbowl?

Wisconsin’s lower than average per capita income (PCI)* is one of the most frequently cited economic metrics. We are often reminded that Wisconsin’s PCI is below the national, Minnesota and Illinois PCIs. What is often not mentioned is that Wisconsin’s PCI is above that of twenty-two states including Michigan, Indiana, and Iowa. *PCI is calculated […]

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