Johnson County, WY

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Population

8,562

0.117% decline

Median Age

45


Median Household Income

$52,415

3.99% decline

Poverty Rate

9.92%


Number of Employees

4,267

1.16% decline

Median Property Value

$255,200

2.99% growth

About

In 2017, Johnson County, WY had a population of 8.56k people with a median age of 45 and a median household income of $52,415. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Johnson County, WY declined from 8,572 to 8,562, a -0.117% decrease and its median household income declined from $54,594 to $52,415, a -3.99% decrease.

The population of Johnson County, WY is 91.7% White Alone, 2.65% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.13% Hispanic or Latino. 2.31% of the people in Johnson County, WY speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Johnson County, WY is $255,200, and the homeownership rate is 71.9%. Most people in Johnson County, WY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, WY is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Johnson County, WY employs 4.27k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, WY are Health Care & Social Assistance (655 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (534 people), and Construction (425 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($250,001), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,685), and Public Administration ($63,897).

Median household income in Johnson County, WY is $52,415. Males in Johnson County, WY have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,789. The income inequality in Johnson County, WY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,415

2017 value

± $5,267

-3.99%

1 Year Growth

± 15.7%

Households in Johnson County, WY have a median annual income of $52,415, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,594 in 2016, which represents a -3.99% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,351

Average Male Salary

± $3,660

$41,789

Average Female Salary

± $2,576

In 2017, full-time male employees in Johnson County, WY made 1.49 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. White

    $47,441 ± $2,313

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,258 ± $27,938

  3. Asian

    $43,395 ± $26,059

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Johnson County, WY workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnson County, WY is from Wyoming.

0.44

2017 Wage GINI

0.442

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wyoming was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.416% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9551

  2. Census Tract 9552

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, WY was Census Tract 9551 with a value of $54,963, followed by Census Tract 9552 and N/A, with respective values of $50,161 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.92% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, WY (838 out of 8.45k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 75+.

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

    715 ± 196

  2. Two Or More

    73 ± 107

  3. Black

    50 ± 110

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnson County, WY is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

4.27k

2017 Value

± 467

-1.16%

1 Year decline

± 16.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, WY declined at a rate of -1.16%, from 4.32k employees to 4.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, WY, are Management Occupations (551 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (466 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (369 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (551 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (466 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (369 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, WY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.77 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.44 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnson County, WY, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,844), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($74,785), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,472).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.27k

2017 Value

± 467

-1.16%

1 Year decline

± 16.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, WY declined at a rate of -1.16%, from 4.32k employees to 4.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, WY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (655 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (534 people), and Construction (425 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, WY, though some of these residents may live in Johnson County, WY 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 Johnson County, WY, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (655 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (534 people), and Construction (425 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, WY has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (11.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (10.6 times), and Construction (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnson County, WY, by median earnings, are Information ($250,001), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,685), and Public Administration ($63,897).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.2B

  2. $7.35B

  3. $5.14B

In 2015, the top outbound Wyoming product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $24.2B, followed by Crude petroleum with $7.35B and Fuel oils and $5.14B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$59.3B

2015 Value

$79.1B

Projected 2045 Value

33.3% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wyoming trade was $59.3B. This is expected to increase 33.3% to $79.1B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Wyoming 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 Wyoming to other states, or from other states to Wyoming.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $9.62B

  2. $6.9B

  3. $3.97B

In 2015, the top outbound Wyoming domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Utah with $9.62B, followed by Colorado with $6.9B and Nebraska and $3.97B.

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

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Health

88.7% of the population of Johnson County, WY has health coverage, with 46.1% on employee plans, 7.35% on Medicaid, 17.5% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Johnson County, WY was $8,320 in 2014. This is a 4.51% increase from the previous year ($7,961).

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, WY see 780 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.98% decrease from the previous year (857 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1697 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 354 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.9%). Additionally, Campbell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

780 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, WY see an average of 780 patients per year. This represents a 8.98% decrease from the previous year (857 patients).

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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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$8,320

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,957

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,698

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,050

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wyoming (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.51%, from $7,961 to $8,320.

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

11.3%

Uninsured

46.1%

Employer Coverage

7.35%

Medicaid

17.5%

Medicare

16%

Non-Group

1.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, WY declined by 18.6% from 13.9% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnson County, WY 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. 11.9% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.5% prevalence

Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wyoming, at 11.9%.

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

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Diversity

Johnson County, WY is home to a population of 8.56k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.38% of Johnson County, WY residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Johnson County, WY is composed of 7.85k White Alone residents (91.7%), 227 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.65%), 182 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.13%), 177 Two or More Races residents (2.07%), 122 Black or African American Alone residents (1.42%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Johnson County, WY are Spanish or Spanish Creole (125 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (32 speakers), and German (17 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Johnson County, WY was 45. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Johnson County, WY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Johnson County, WY residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.38%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.66%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.38% of Johnson County, WY residents 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 Johnson County, WY was 1.66%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    8,138 ± 2,199 people

  2. Canada

    1,016 ± 782 people

  3. Philippines

    1,012 ± 780 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Johnson County, WY was Mexico, the natal country of 8,138 Johnson County, WY residents, followed by Canada with 1,016 and Philippines with 1,012.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Johnson County, WY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, WY was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.85k ± 3

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    227 ± 174

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    182 ± 127

In 2017, there were 34.6 times more White Alone residents (7.85k people) in Johnson County, WY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 227 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 182 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    125 speakers (1.57%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    32 speakers (0.401%)

  3. German

    17 speakers (0.213%)

2.31% of Johnson County, WY citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Johnson County, WY was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.57% of the overall population of Johnson County, WY are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.401% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0.213% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    292 ± 104

  2. Korea

    225 ± 77

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    144 ± 92

Johnson County, WY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.3 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, WY was $255,200 in 2017, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $247,800 to $255,200, a 2.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, WY is 71.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Johnson County, WY have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Johnson County, WY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,415

Median Household Income

± $5,267

3.78k

Number of Households

± 418

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.78k households in Johnson County, WY declined from $52,415 from the previous year's value of $54,594.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson County, WY 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

$255,200

2017 Median

± $23,071

$247,800

2016 Median

± $24,270

In 2017, the median property value in Johnson County, WY grew to to $255,200 from the previous year's value of $247,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Johnson County, WY 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 Johnson County, WY the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Johnson County, WY distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Johnson County, WY the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.9%

2017 Homeownership

73.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.9% of the housing units in Johnson County, WY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Johnson County, WY 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 Johnson County, WY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Johnson County, WY have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, WY have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.15% of the workforce in Johnson County, WY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.1%

  2. Carpooled

    16.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.72%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Johnson County, WY was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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