Wausau, Wisconsin 

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Economy in Wausau, Wisconsin

Wausau has an unemployment rate of 2.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Wausau has seen the job market increase by 2.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.1%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Wausau
- The Sales Tax Rate for Wausau is 5.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Wausau is 6.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Wausau
- The average income of a Wausau resident is $24,459 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Wausau resident is $40,464 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWausau, WisconsinUnited States
  2.8%3.9%
  2.3%1.6%
  34.1%33.5%
  5.5%7.3%
  6.3%4.6%
  $25,481$31,177
  $40,260$57,652
  $56,181$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.9%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  2.7%6.2%
  17.1%10.4%
  3.2%2.7%
  14.4%11.6%
  3.8%4.1%
  0.2%0.9%
  1.9%2.1%
  8.4%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  3.4%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  2.7%4.3%
  7.4%9.3%
  17.7%13.8%
  1.5%2.2%
  8.0%7.4%
  3.2%4.9%
  2.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Wausau    6 Reviews
    Wausau in July - 6/3/2019
    I visited Wausau during the summer and it was a very nice change from Phoenix. The people were friendly & helpful. It was a little humid than what I’m used to but... Read More

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    Wausau is an armpit community - 7/5/2016
    I have lived in Wausau all my life except for spending 4-years in Rapid City, SD. I am very surprised at the many negative comments and beliefs about Rapid City... It... Read More

    A GOOD WORKING CLASS TOWN! - 7/8/2013
    I LIVED IN WAUSAU WI OVER 23 YEARS AGO. I RELOCATED TO WYOMING IN 1990 FOR GOVERMENT POSITION. NOW RETIRED FROM FEDERAL SERVICE, I WILL BE MOVING BACK TO THE UPPER... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN WAUSAU, WISCONSIN
    54401 54403

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