Barron County, WI

County

Add Comparison
2020 Population
45,182
0.104% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
44.4
0.452% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.1%
13.3% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$52,346
0.677% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$159,300
3.98% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Barron County, WI had a population of 45.2k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $52,346. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Barron County, WI declined from 45,229 to 45,182, a −0.104% decrease and its median household income declined from $52,703 to $52,346, a −0.677% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Barron County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), White (Hispanic) (1.32%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.15%).

None of the households in Barron County, 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.

98.7% of the residents in Barron County, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Barron County, WI was $159,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Barron County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Barron County, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Barron County, WI is home to a population of 45.2k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.43% of Barron County, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.1k people).

In 2020, there were 57.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.9k people) in Barron County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 724 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 654 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2020 Citizenship
98.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.7% of Barron County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Barron County, WI was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Barron County, WI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Barron County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    41.9k ± 64
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    724 ± 175
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    654 ± 168
2.62%
Hispanic Population
1.18k people

In 2020, there were 57.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (41.9k people) in Barron County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 724 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 654 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.62% of the people in Barron County, WI are hispanic (1.18k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Barron County, WI as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

2.43%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people
2.68%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.21k people

As of 2020, 2.43% of Barron County, WI residents (1.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Barron County, WI was 2.68%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Barron County, WI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,247 ± 126
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    389 ± 110
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    281 ± 65

Barron County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Barron County, WI employs 21.9k people. The largest industries in Barron County, WI are Manufacturing (4,409 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,186 people), and Retail Trade (2,692 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,310), Utilities ($63,077), and Public Administration ($58,253).

Occupations

21.9k
2020 Value
± 782
−0.886%
1 Year decline
± 4.94%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Barron County, WI declined at a rate of −0.886%, from 22.1k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Barron County, WI, are Production Occupations (2,467 people), Management Occupations (2,276 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,226 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Barron County, WI.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Wisconsin (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

21.9k
2020 Value
± 782
−0.886%
1 Year decline
± 4.94%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Barron County, WI declined at a rate of −0.886%, from 22.1k employees to 21.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Barron County, WI, are Manufacturing (4,409 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,186 people), and Retail Trade (2,692 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Barron County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Barron County, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$40,339
Median earning men ± $1,387
$26,616
Median earning women ± $701

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,516), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,302).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($41,214), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,341), and Wholesale Trade ($35,326).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 382
    Manufacturing
  2. 375
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 299
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

View Data
Save Image

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. $42.6B
  2. $37.6B
  3. $37.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $42.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.6B) and Machinery ($37.1B).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Wisconsin.
$365B
2020 Value in Wisconsin
$615B
Projected 2050 Value in Wisconsin
68.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 68.3% to $615B by 2050.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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. $36.6B
  2. $18.2B
  3. $17.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $36.6B, followed by Minnesota with $18.2B and Michigan and $17.7B.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

flagCivics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Barron County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 62.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.03%).

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

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.
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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Wisconsin over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Wisconsin

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

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Wisconsin have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

learningEducation

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.
Measure

In 2020, 0.628% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.581% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.39M), Some college (1.04M), and Bachelors Degree (875k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Barron County, WI was $159,300 in 2020, which is 0.693 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $153,200 to $159,300, a 3.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Barron County, WI is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Barron County, WI have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Barron County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Barron County, WI is $52,346. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Barron County, WI was Census Tract 8 with a value of $65,176, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $56,838 and $56,450.

Property

$159,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,584
$14,464
Median Property Taxes
±$567

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Barron County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Barron County, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2020
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 75.9% of the housing units in Barron County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Barron County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8
  2. Census Tract 9
  3. Census Tract 1

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Barron County, WI was Census Tract 8 with a value of $65,176, followed by Census Tract 9 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $56,838 and $56,450.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,346
Median Household Income
± $2,092
19.1k
Number of Households
± 746

In 2020, the median household income of the 19.1k households in Barron County, WI declined from $52,346 from the previous year's value of $52,703.

The following chart displays the households in Barron 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Barron County, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.445
2020 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.447
2019 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2020, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.51% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.36%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.6%)

In 2020, 79.8% of workers in Barron County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.36%) and those who worked at home (6.6%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Barron County, WI have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.4% of the workforce in Barron County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Barron County, WI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Barron County, WI (5.38k out of 44.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

pulseHealth

92.4% of the population of Barron County, WI has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Barron County, WI see 886 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.1% decrease from the previous year (905 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1459 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1131 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Wisconsin. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.
Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wisconsin, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Patient to Clinician Ratios

886 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Barron County, WI

Primary care physicians in Barron County, WI see an average of 886 patients per year. This represents a 2.1% decrease from the previous year (905 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Wisconsin.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wisconsin across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

7.63%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
1.64%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Barron County, WI grew by 16.8% from 6.53% to 7.63%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.6 in Barron County, WI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barron County, WI.

Error: TypeError: measure_.at is not a function

Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.3% in Barron County, WI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barron County, WI.

Error: TypeError: measure_.at is not a function

Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.02% in Barron County, WI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Barron County, WI.

Error: TypeError: measure_.at is not a function