Hispanic Population and Demographics in Wisconsin

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					Hispanic Population and Demographics in Wisconsin
General population figures are useful tools for developing recruitment plans to address NRCS employment needs.

Where to Recruit –
Counties with high percentage of Wisconsin’s Hispanics County Hispanic % of Total Pop. Hisp. Pop Milwaukee 82,406 43% Racine 14,990 8% Dane 14,387 7% Kenosha 10,757 6% Waukesha 9,503 5% Brown 8,698 5% Walworth 6,136 3% Rock 5,953 3% Remaining Counties 40,091 21% Total 192,921 100% Hispanic % of total Population 0.3 to 0.7% 0.8 to 0.9% 1 to 1.3 % 1.4 to 2.1% 2.2% and Over

Wisconsin Hispanic Facts
• Wisconsin’s Hispanic or Latino
population more than doubled from 93,232 in 1990 to 192,921 persons in 2000. The growth of the Hispanic population was especially rapid between 1990 and 2000 in Southeastern Wisconsin, where nearly 80% of Wisconsin’s Hispanics reside. Some rural communities have seen increases of over 300% in their Hispanic populations since 1990. Wisconsin’s Hispanics are primarily Mexican in origin (67%), followed by Puerto Rican (16%)




Brunilda Velez Hispanic Emphasis Program Manager USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Email: Brunilda.velez@wi.usda.gov Phone: 715-672-8663 ext. 21 Fax: 715-672-8248

Data from the UW Applied Population Lab, 2000 Reports Wisconsin’s Hispanic or Latino Population, Census 2000 Population and Trends.

Hispanic Farm Owner/Operator Demographics - Wisconsin
Data from Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service, 2002 Ag Census. Table 50, Spanish, Hispanic or Latino Origin Operators 2002 Farm owner/operator statistics are important in developing effective outreach and communication efforts to ensure equitable delivery of NRCS programs and services.

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United State Dept. of Agriculture

Natural Resources Conservation Service Wisconsin, 2006