Guide for Geography Portrait Module

How to Navigate

With the use of hyperlinks there are several ways to access the tools and information items from the Geography Portrait module. The three most common ways are:

  1. Use the links on this page that follow the module item description.
  2. Click on the word "Geography Portrait" found on the left navigation banner to open the module's homepage, which also expands and makes visible the Geography Portrait module's menu items.
  3. On the right side of the "Geography Portrait" module home page are the same links with the addition of a brief description for each item.  By clicking on any item you go direct to that topic. 

What is Available


Wisconsin information delivered visually. Use either the thumbnail image or the linked text to view a larger map image. Note that the maps (PDF) are available for downloading.

Click on the U.S. Census population thumbnail image to go to the U.S. Census website where you'll will obtain more detailed information on the subject.  State and counties populations information are available from this page.

County Summary

Each county summary provides information about top employers by employment; top industries by employment; top paying hourly occupations; labor force statistics and population for the county; the state of Wisconsin and the United States; average cost of a home; per capita personal income; number of public K-12 schools and post-secondary schools.

There are three ways to select a county of choice: from the map or from one of two selection lists to the left of the map image.

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  The information on this site is updated regularly. The same search run at another time may produce different results.