(Madison, WI) — The latest Census snapshot shows Wisconsin gained about 12 thousand people. The Census Bureau released the numbers for the past year last week. The numbers show Wisconsin gained nearly 12 thousand new residents. Many of those people moved into the state. The Census numbers also show more deaths than births in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is doing okay, especially compared to our neighbors. Illinois lost over 141 thousand people last year, the third most of any state in the country. Minnesota added about five thousand new residents according to the Census.