Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI

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2022 Population
182,010
0.549% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
48.5
0.832% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
1.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,291
8.14% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,300
11.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
79,790
1.65% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI had a population of 182k people with a median age of 48.5 and a median household income of $60,291. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI grew from 181,016 to 182,010, a 0.549% increase and its median household income grew from $55,755 to $60,291, a 8.14% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (89%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.71%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.3%), White (Hispanic) (1.06%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.748%).

3.13% of the households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are Northwood Technical College (1,764 degrees awarded in 2022), University of Wisconsin-Superior (650 degrees), and Northland College (124 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was $174,300, and the homeownership rate was 77.5%.

Most people in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI is home to a population of 182k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.53% of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (2.78k people).

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (162k people) in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.75k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 6.01k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are Spanish (1,727 households), German (777 households), and Other Native Languages of North America (651 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
88,946
Women
48.9%
93,017
Men
51.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 181,963 inhabitants, with 51.1% men, and 48.9% women.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    162k ± 211
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    6.75k ± 270
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.01k ± 368
2.24%
Hispanic Population
4.07k people

In 2022, there were 24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (162k people) in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.75k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 6.01k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.24% of the people in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are hispanic (4.07k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    385 ± 481 people
  2. Philippines
    297 ± 423 people
  3. Germany
    279 ± 410 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was Mexico, the natal country of 385 Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI residents, followed by Philippines with 297 and Germany with 279.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.78k people
1.61%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.92k people

As of 2022, 1.53% of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI residents (2.78k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was 1.61%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,727 households (0.994%)
  2. German
    777 households (0.447%)
  3. Other Native Languages of North America
    651 households (0.375%)

3.13% of the households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was Spanish. 0.994% of the households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,720 ± 254
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,005 ± 238
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,552 ± 173

Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI employs 79.8k people. The largest industries in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are Construction (5,971 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,820 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,815 people), and the highest paying industries are Pipeline transportation ($128,777), Scientific research & development services ($122,559), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($108,466).

Males in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,061. The income inequality in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
36,388
Women
47.9%
39,586
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI in 2020 was 75,974 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

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Occupations

79.8k
2022 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 78.5k employees to 79.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,709 people), Cashiers (2,172 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,159 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

79.8k
2022 Value
1.65%
1 Year growth
± 1.65%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 1.65%, from 78.5k employees to 79.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, are Construction (5,971 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,820 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,574
Median earning men ± $691
$33,451
Median earning women ± $694

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($62,768), Public Administration ($62,517), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,561).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,359), Public Administration ($46,196), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,272).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing the state of Wisconsin. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Wisconsin

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Ron Johnson
Senator from Wisconsin3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tammy Baldwin
Senator from Wisconsin1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin are the senators currently representing Wisconsin.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI awarded 2,597 degrees. The student population of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,301 male students and 3,907 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are White (2,173 and 85.8%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (130 and 5.13%), Hispanic or Latino (86 and 3.4%), and Black or African American (42 and 1.66%).

The largest universities in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are Northwood Technical College (1,764 and 67.9%), University of Wisconsin-Superior (650 and 25%), and Northland College (124 and 4.77%).

The most popular majors in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are Welding Technology (368 and 14.2%), General Business Administration & Management (104 and 4%), and Registered Nursing (98 and 3.77%).

The median tuition costs in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI are $39,719 for private four year colleges, and $6,268 and $10,054 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 85.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,208 (37.1% men and 62.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,208 students enrolled in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,920 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was General Biological Sciences with 49 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,764 degrees awarded
  2. 650 degrees awarded
  3. 124 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwood Technical College with 1,764 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,056 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI, which is 0.685 times less than the 1,541 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,173 degrees mean that there were 16.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 130 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($39,719) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,518) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,940) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.54% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.367% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (53k), Some college (34.1k), and Bachelors Degree (22.4k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was $174,300 in 2022, which is 0.618 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,300 to $174,300, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI is 77.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI is $60,291. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

Property

$174,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,108
$61,409
Median Property Taxes
±$1,044

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Rent vs Own

77.5%
Homeownership
2022
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.5% of the housing units in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

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Household Income

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$60,291
Median Household Income
± $1,129
79.3k
Number of Households
± 1,258

In 2022, the median household income of the 79.3k households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI grew to $60,291 from the previous year's value of $55,755.

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Wage Distribution

0.42
2022 Wage GINI in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI
0.418
2021 Wage GINI in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI

In 2022, the income inequality in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.506% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.42%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.63%)

In 2022, 76.1% of workers in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.42%) and those who worked at home (8.63%).

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.14% of the workforce in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI (21.2k out of 178k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.8% of the population of Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 41.9% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.95% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see 1255 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1267 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,255 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,255 patients per year. This represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1,267 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.5% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 24% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.21%
Uninsured
41.9%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
17.4%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.95%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Northwest Wisconsin Counties PUMA, WI declined by 2.98% from 6.4% to 6.21%.

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