Wisconsin By the Numbers


Wisconsin’s corporate tax rate after credits for manufacturing and agriculture businesses

Wisconsin employers who say their local technical college is important to the success of their business

Wisconsin’s national rank for overall health care quality performance

$5.7 billion
Annual average revenue for Wisconsin water technology companies

Bioscience workers in Wisconsin, with a growth rate 10% higher than the national average (2010-2013)

#1 Producers of cheese, cranberries, ginseng and snap peas

#2 in milk, dairy cows, carrots and hay acreage

#3 in potatoes, peas, oats, sweet corn and cucumbers

#4 in maple syrup and tart cherries

#5 in manufactured food products

$88.3 billion
Annual economic impact of Wisconsin farms and agriculture, supporting 413,500 total jobs

Wisconsin manufacturing jobs, 87% higher than the national average

Wisconsin jobs related to aerospace manufacturing in nearly 200 companies

$788 million
Federal R&D funding into Wisconsin

$1.44 billion
Total R&D funding into Wisconsin

Wisconsin ACT average score for the class of 2015, second highest in the nation

Wisconsinites who have attended college

How Wisconsin works

Manufacturing 15.5%

Government 13.5%

Health care/Social assistance 12.7%

Retail 10.1%

Accommodation/Food services 7.7%

Other/Unclassified 5.3%

Administrative, Support and Waste 5.01%

Construction 4.8%

Finance/Insurance 4.4%

Wholesale trade 4%

Professional, scientific and technical services 3.6%

Transportation/Warehousing 3.2%

Management 2%

Educational services 2%

Crop/Animal production 1.8%

Information 1.6%

Arts/Entertainment/Recreation 1.4%

Real estate/Rental/Leasing 1%

Utilities .3%

Mining/Quarrying/Oil and gas extraction 0.1%

Source: All data provided by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

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