Moving to Wisconsin

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

Bordering two of the five Great Lakes, Wisconsin is well-known for its pristine forests and beautiful lakes, engaging outdoor activities for the whole family abound. Wisconsin cheeses and breweries are two highlights not to be missed for the parents. The state has the distinction of having been the hideout for famous Great Depression-era gangsters such as Al Capone and John Dillinger.

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Wisconsin Compared to USA Averages
USA Wisconsin
Population: 311,591,917 5,536,201
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 29.5%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 89.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 25.8%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.41
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 105.0
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 21.3
Average Home Price: $188,400 $169,000
Median Household Income: $51,914 $51,598
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 11.6%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 50/100/55

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

Key Facts About Wisconsin
State Capital: Madison
Top 5 Cities: Milwaukee
Madison
Green Bay
Kenosha
Racine 
Major Newspapers: Capital Times
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Journal Times
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
River Falls Journal
Professional Sports Teams: MLB: Milwaukee Brewers
NFL: Green Bay Packers
NBA: Milwaukee Bucks"

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