Juneau County, WI

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Population

26,427

0.106% growth

Poverty Rate

14.3%


Median Age

45.2


Median Household Income

$48,817

3.33% growth

Number of Employees

11,918

1.45% growth

Median Property Value

$120,100

1.09% growth

About

In 2017, Juneau County, WI had a population of 26.4k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $48,817. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Juneau County, WI grew from 26,399 to 26,427, a 0.106% increase and its median household income grew from $47,243 to $48,817, a 3.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Juneau County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), White (Hispanic) (2.14%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (0.965%). N/A% of the people in Juneau County, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Juneau County, WI is $120,100, and the homeownership rate is 77%. Most people in Juneau County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Juneau County, WI is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Juneau County, WI employs 11.9k people. The largest industries in Juneau County, WI are Manufacturing (2,329 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,643 people), and Retail Trade (1,493 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,750), Utilities ($59,688), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,200).

Median household income in Juneau County, WI is $48,817. Males in Juneau 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 Juneau County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,817

2017 value

± $1,770

3.33%

1 Year Growth

± 4.66%

Households in Juneau County, WI have a median annual income of $48,817, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,243 in 2016, which represents a 3.33% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Wisconsin by number of full-time 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 Juneau 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 1002

  2. Census Tract 1004

  3. Census Tract 1006

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Juneau County, WI was Census Tract 1002 with a value of $53,092, followed by Census Tract 1004 and Census Tract 1006, with respective values of $50,833 and $49,727.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Juneau County, WI (3.55k out of 24.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    3,368 ± 301

  2. Hispanic

    147 ± 76

  3. Native American

    71 ± 73

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

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

11.9k

2017 Value

± 398

1.45%

1 Year growth

± 4.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Juneau County, WI grew at a rate of 1.45%, from 11.7k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Juneau County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,588 people), Production Occupations (1,505 people), and Management Occupations (1,040 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Juneau County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Juneau County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,588 people), Production Occupations (1,505 people), and Management Occupations (1,040 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Juneau County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.68 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.41 times), and Production Occupations (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Juneau County, WI, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,417), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($54,844), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($51,940).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.9k

2017 Value

± 398

1.45%

1 Year growth

± 4.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Juneau County, WI grew at a rate of 1.45%, from 11.7k employees to 11.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Juneau County, WI, are Manufacturing (2,329 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,643 people), and Retail Trade (1,493 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Juneau County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Juneau 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 Juneau County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,329 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,643 people), and Retail Trade (1,493 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Juneau County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.98 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.93 times), and Public Administration (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Juneau County, WI, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,750), Utilities ($59,688), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,200).

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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. $41.9B

  2. $30.3B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $41.9B, followed by Machinery ($30.3B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

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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$356B

2020 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

38.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $356B. This is expected to increase 38.5% 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. $31.3B

  2. $29.3B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.3B, followed by Minnesota with $29.3B and Michigan and $11.1B.

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

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Health

93.3% of the population of Juneau County, WI has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 2.65% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Juneau County, WI see 1093 patients per year on average, which represents a 13% decrease from the previous year (1257 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2919 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1642 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

1,093 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Juneau County, WI see an average of 1,093 patients per year. This represents a 13% decrease from the previous year (1,257 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

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

6.7%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

17.7%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

13.8%

Non-Group

2.65%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Juneau County, WI declined by 14.7% from 7.85% to 6.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Juneau 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%.

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Diversity

Juneau County, WI is home to a population of 26.4k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.13% of Juneau County, WI residents were born outside of the country (563 people).

In 2017, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.3k people) in Juneau County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 595 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 566 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Juneau County, WI was 45.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Juneau County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Juneau County, WI residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.13%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

563 people

2.17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

574 people

As of 2017, 2.13% of Juneau County, WI residents (563 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 Juneau County, WI was 2.17%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Juneau County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Juneau County, WI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Juneau County, WI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    24.3k ± 14

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    595 ± 39

  3. White (Hispanic)

    566 ± 73

In 2017, there were 40.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.3k people) in Juneau County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 595 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 566 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    891 ± 78

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    287 ± 54

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    285 ± 61

Juneau County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Juneau County, WI was $120,100 in 2017, which is 0.523 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $118,800 to $120,100, a 1.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Juneau County, WI is 77%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Juneau County, WI have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Juneau County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$120,100

2017 Median

± $3,314

$118,800

2016 Median

± $3,473

In 2017, the median property value in Juneau County, WI grew to to $120,100 from the previous year's value of $118,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Juneau 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 Juneau County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$48,817

Median Household Income

± $1,770

10.1k

Number of Households

± 343

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.1k households in Juneau County, WI grew to $48,817 from the previous year's value of $47,243.

The following chart displays the households in Juneau 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77%

2017 Homeownership

75.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77% of the housing units in Juneau County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.7%.

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

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Juneau County, WI have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3% of the workforce in Juneau County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.8%

  2. Carpooled

    10.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.17%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Juneau County, WI was Drove Alone (79.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.3%) and those who Worked At Home (5.17%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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