Building Departments in Wisconsin

There are 131 Building Departments in Wisconsin, serving a population of 5,763,217 people in an area of 54,145 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 43,994 people, and 1 Building Department per 413 square miles.

The state of Wisconsin is ranked 15th in Building Departments per capita, and 21st in Building Departments per square mile.

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Wisconsin Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Wisconsin Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Wisconsin Residential Housing Units
 WisconsinUnited States
Total Housing Units2,668,692135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units2,328,754 (87.3%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Wisconsin Occupied Residential Buildings
 WisconsinUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes1,549,158 (66.5%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes106,162 (4.6%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments150,790 (6.5%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments87,295 (3.7%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments117,444 (5.0%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments252,914 (10.9%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing64,991 (2.8%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Wisconsin Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 WisconsinUnited States
2014 or Later14,290 (0.6%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201340,851 (1.8%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 2009299,948 (12.9%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999553,565 (23.8%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979573,428 (24.6%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959395,218 (17.0%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier451,454 (19.4%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Wisconsin Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 WisconsinUnited States
1 Room31,515 (1.4%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms224,913 (9.7%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms818,218 (35.1%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms732,390 (31.4%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms521,718 (22.4%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Wisconsin Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 WisconsinUnited States
No Bedroom35,484 (1.5%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom215,849 (9.3%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms1,617,906 (69.5%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms459,515 (19.7%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Wisconsin Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 WisconsinUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities2,318,011 (99.5%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities2,307,713 (99.1%)117,845,683 (99.2%)