Wisconsin is located in the North Central area of the United States and is the 23rd largest state in the Nation by area. It is nicknamed the “Badger State and Americas Dairyland.”
The state’s total population is around 5,601,640 which make it the 20th most populated state in the nation. Its demographics are as follows; 91.0% Caucasian; 6.48% African American; 1.30% American Indian; 2.21% Asian American; 0.09% Mixed. The economy for this state is based on dairy, manufacturing and health care to name a few. The gross state product is estimated at $211.7 billion. The income tax rate ranges from 4.6% to 6.7% and a sales tax of 5%.
Madison is the state’s capital with the three largest cities in the state being Milwaukee, Boston and Chicago. There are 12 cities in Wisconsin that have a population of over 50,000 people.
Wisconsin has temperatures that range from 6-28 degrees during the mid winter months and 59-85 degrees during the thick of summer. The highest temperature ever recorded in the state was 114 degrees back in 1936 and the coldest was -55 degrees in 1996.