Outagamie County, WI

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Population

183,288

0.819% growth

Median Age

37.9


Median Household Income

$61,523

2.87% growth

Poverty Rate

8.63%


Number of Employees

98,822

1.34% growth

Median Property Value

$160,100

1.84% growth

About

In 2017, Outagamie County, WI had a population of 183k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $61,523. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Outagamie County, WI grew from 181,799 to 183,288, a 0.819% increase and its median household income grew from $59,806 to $61,523, a 2.87% increase.

The population of Outagamie County, WI is 88.1% White Alone, 4.18% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.36% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Outagamie County, WI speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Outagamie County, WI are Fox Valley Technical College (2,756 degrees awarded in 2016), Lawrence University (438 degrees), and Globe University-Appleton (66 degrees).

The median property value in Outagamie County, WI is $160,100, and the homeownership rate is 70.5%. Most people in Outagamie County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Outagamie County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Outagamie County, WI employs 98.8k people. The largest industries in Outagamie County, WI are Manufacturing (22,047 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,220 people), and Retail Trade (10,551 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,519), Utilities ($63,194), and Public Administration ($51,657).

Median household income in Outagamie County, WI is $61,523. Males in Outagamie County, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Outagamie County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,523

2017 value

± $1,090

2.87%

1 Year Growth

± 2.63%

Households in Outagamie County, WI have a median annual income of $61,523, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $59,806 in 2016, which represents a 2.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Outagamie County, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 125.03

  2. Census Tract 126.02

  3. Census Tract 126.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Outagamie County, WI was Census Tract 125.03 with a value of $133,114, followed by Census Tract 126.02 and Census Tract 126.01, with respective values of $100,729 and $92,454.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Outagamie County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.63% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Outagamie County, WI (15.5k out of 180k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    11,539 ± 718

  2. Hispanic

    1,586 ± 304

  3. Other

    1,027 ± 290

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Outagamie County, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

98.8k

2017 Value

± 1,869

1.34%

1 Year growth

± 2.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Outagamie County, WI grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 97.5k employees to 98.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Outagamie County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,483 people), Production Occupations (11,450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,225 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Outagamie County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Outagamie County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,483 people), Production Occupations (11,450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (10,225 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Outagamie County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.41 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Outagamie County, WI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($75,432), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($71,007), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($69,615).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

98.8k

2017 Value

± 1,869

1.34%

1 Year growth

± 2.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Outagamie County, WI grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 97.5k employees to 98.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Outagamie County, WI, are Manufacturing (22,047 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,220 people), and Retail Trade (10,551 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Outagamie County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Outagamie County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Outagamie County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (22,047 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,220 people), and Retail Trade (10,551 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Outagamie County, WI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.2 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.23 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Outagamie County, WI, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($69,519), Utilities ($63,194), and Public Administration ($51,657).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Machinery ($26B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Wisconsin products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wisconsin trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Wisconsin to other states, or from other states to Wisconsin.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Wisconsin shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.8% of the population of Outagamie County, WI has health coverage, with 62.3% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 0.923% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Outagamie County, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Outagamie County, WI see 1175 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.47% decrease from the previous year (1230 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1168 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 619 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,175 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Outagamie County, WI see an average of 1,175 patients per year. This represents a 4.47% decrease from the previous year (1,230 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Outagamie County, WI in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.2%

Uninsured

62.3%

Employer Coverage

10.1%

Medicaid

10.6%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

0.923%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Outagamie County, WI declined by 7.51% from 5.63% to 5.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Outagamie County, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Outagamie County, WI is home to a population of 183k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.99% of Outagamie County, WI residents were born outside of the country (7.32k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Outagamie County, WI is composed of 161k White Alone residents (88.1%), 7.66k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.18%), 6.15k Asian Alone residents (3.36%), 2.85k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.55%), 2.76k Two or More Races residents (1.5%), 2.22k Black or African American Alone residents (1.21%), 215 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.117%), and 30 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0164%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Outagamie County, WI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Outagamie County, WI was 37.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Outagamie County, WI are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Outagamie County, WI residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.99%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.32k people

3.97%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.21k people

As of 2017, 3.99% of Outagamie County, WI residents (7.32k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Outagamie County, WI was 3.97%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

98%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Outagamie County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Outagamie County, WI was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    161k ± 132

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7.66k ± 801

  3. Asian Alone

    6.15k ± 282

In 2017, there were 21.1 times more White Alone residents (161k people) in Outagamie County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.66k Hispanic or Latino and 6.15k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Outagamie County, WI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Outagamie County, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Outagamie County, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Outagamie County, WI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,380 ± 251

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,449 ± 262

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,269 ± 213

Outagamie County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Outagamie County, WI awarded 3,372 degrees. The student population of Outagamie County, WI is skewed towards men, with 6,442 male students and 6,107 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Outagamie County, WI are White (2,678 and 80.7%), followed by Unknown (252 and 7.59%), Asian (118 and 3.56%), and Hispanic or Latino (113 and 3.41%).

The largest universities in Outagamie County, WI by number of degrees awarded are Fox Valley Technical College (2,756 and 81.7%), Lawrence University (438 and 13%), and Globe University-Appleton (66 and 1.96%).

The most popular majors in Outagamie County, WI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (502 and 14.9%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (171 and 5.07%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (143 and 4.24%).

The median tuition costs in Outagamie County, WI are $44,544 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 99 degrees awarded

  2. 93 degrees awarded

  3. 86 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Outagamie County, WI was General Business Administration & Management with 99 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Outagamie County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,756 degrees awarded

  2. 438 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$44,544

Median Private

In 2016, the Outagamie County, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fox Valley Technical College with 2,756 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,539

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,833

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,539 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Outagamie County, WI, which is 0.84 times less than the 1,833 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Outagamie County, WI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,678 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    252 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    118 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Outagamie County, WI were to White students. These 2,678 degrees mean that there were 10.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 252 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Outagamie County, WI was $160,100 in 2017, which is 0.736 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $157,200 to $160,100, a 1.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Outagamie County, WI is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Outagamie County, WI have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Outagamie County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$61,523

Median Household Income

± $1,090

72.3k

Number of Households

± 1,546

In 2017, the median household income of the 72.3k households in Outagamie County, WI grew to $61,523 from the previous year's value of $59,806.

The following chart displays the households in Outagamie County, WI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$160,100

2017 Median

± $1,704

$157,200

2016 Median

± $1,866

In 2017, the median property value in Outagamie County, WI grew to to $160,100 from the previous year's value of $157,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Outagamie County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Outagamie County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Outagamie County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Outagamie County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%

2017 Homeownership

70.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.5% of the housing units in Outagamie County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Outagamie County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Outagamie County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Outagamie County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Outagamie County, WI have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.51% of the workforce in Outagamie County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.3%

  2. Carpooled

    6.48%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Outagamie County, WI was Drove Alone (85.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.48%) and those who Worked At Home (3.78%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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