Manitowoc County, WI

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Population

79,680

0.621% decline

Median Age

44.5


Median Household Income

$51,053

2.9% growth

Poverty Rate

10.2%


Number of Employees

41,085

0.435% growth

Median Property Value

$126,200

1.02% decline

About

In 2017, Manitowoc County, WI had a population of 79.7k people with a median age of 44.5 and a median household income of $51,053. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Manitowoc County, WI declined from 80,178 to 79,680, a -0.621% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,613 to $51,053, a 2.9% increase.

The population of Manitowoc County, WI is 91.2% White Alone, 3.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.63% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Manitowoc County, WI speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Manitowoc County, WI are Lakeshore Technical College (950 degrees awarded in 2016) and Silver Lake College of the Holy Family (124 degrees).

The median property value in Manitowoc County, WI is $126,200, and the homeownership rate is 75%. Most people in Manitowoc County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Manitowoc County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Manitowoc County, WI employs 41.1k people. The largest industries in Manitowoc County, WI are Manufacturing (12,376 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,901 people), and Retail Trade (3,983 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,423), and Public Administration ($44,957).

Median household income in Manitowoc County, WI is $51,053. Males in Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,053

2017 value

± $1,209

2.9%

1 Year Growth

± 3.15%

Households in Manitowoc County, WI have a median annual income of $51,053, 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 $49,613 in 2016, which represents a 2.9% 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 Manitowoc 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 3

  2. Census Tract 102

  3. Census Tract 105

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manitowoc County, WI was Census Tract 3 with a value of $79,576, followed by Census Tract 102 and Census Tract 105, with respective values of $68,639 and $68,594.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manitowoc County, WI (8.04k out of 78.7k 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 75+, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 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

    6,701 ± 465

  2. Asian

    717 ± 228

  3. Hispanic

    344 ± 127

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

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

41.1k

2017 Value

± 1,058

0.435%

1 Year growth

± 3.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manitowoc County, WI grew at a rate of 0.435%, from 40.9k employees to 41.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manitowoc County, WI, are Production Occupations (7,001 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,520 people), and Management Occupations (3,427 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manitowoc County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Manitowoc County, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (7,001 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,520 people), and Management Occupations (3,427 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Manitowoc County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.94 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.59 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Manitowoc County, WI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,871), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($62,872), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

41.1k

2017 Value

± 1,058

0.435%

1 Year growth

± 3.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manitowoc County, WI grew at a rate of 0.435%, from 40.9k employees to 41.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manitowoc County, WI, are Manufacturing (12,376 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,901 people), and Retail Trade (3,983 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manitowoc County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (12,376 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,901 people), and Retail Trade (3,983 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Manitowoc County, WI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.98 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.81 times), and Utilities (2.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Manitowoc County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,423), and Public Administration ($44,957).

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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

95.5% of the population of Manitowoc County, WI has health coverage, with 55.7% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Manitowoc County, WI see 1995 patients per year on average, which represents a 12% increase from the previous year (1781 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1767 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1170 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

1,995 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Manitowoc County, WI see an average of 1,995 patients per year. This represents a 12% increase from the previous year (1,781 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Manitowoc 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

4.54%

Uninsured

55.7%

Employer Coverage

11.9%

Medicaid

14.7%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manitowoc County, WI declined by 8.94% from 4.98% to 4.54%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Manitowoc 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

Manitowoc County, WI is home to a population of 79.7k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.58% of Manitowoc County, WI residents were born outside of the country (2.06k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Manitowoc County, WI is composed of 72.7k White Alone residents (91.2%), 2.95k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.7%), 2.09k Asian Alone residents (2.63%), 1.02k Two or More Races residents (1.28%), 562 Black or African American Alone residents (0.705%), 324 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.407%), 24 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0301%), and 18 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0226%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Manitowoc County, WI was 44.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Manitowoc County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Manitowoc County, WI residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.58%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.06k people

2.52%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.02k people

As of 2017, 2.58% of Manitowoc County, WI residents (2.06k 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 Manitowoc County, WI was 2.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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

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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

98.7%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.7% of Manitowoc County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Manitowoc County, WI was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    72.7k ± 23

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.95k ± 160

  3. Asian Alone

    2.09k ± 189

In 2017, there were 24.7 times more White Alone residents (72.7k people) in Manitowoc County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.95k Hispanic or Latino and 2.09k 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc County, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Manitowoc 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

    1,994 ± 207

  2. Korea

    626 ± 121

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    551 ± 124

Manitowoc County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Manitowoc County, WI awarded 1,074 degrees. The student population of Manitowoc County, WI is skewed towards women, with 1,389 male students and 1,693 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Manitowoc County, WI are White (897 and 83.9%), followed by Asian (74 and 6.92%), Two or More Races (36 and 3.37%), and Hispanic or Latino (21 and 1.96%).

The largest universities in Manitowoc County, WI by number of degrees awarded are Lakeshore Technical College (950 and 88.5%) and Silver Lake College of the Holy Family (124 and 11.5%).

The most popular majors in Manitowoc County, WI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (199 and 18.5%), Registered Nursing (44 and 4.1%), and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic) (43 and 4%).

The median tuition costs in Manitowoc County, WI are $25,800 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Manitowoc County, WI was Industrial Electronics Technology with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Manitowoc County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 950 degrees awarded

  2. 124 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$25,800

Median Private

In 2016, the Manitowoc County, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lakeshore Technical College with 950 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

414

Degrees Awarded to Men

660

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 414 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Manitowoc County, WI, which is 0.627 times less than the 660 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    897 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    74 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    36 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Manitowoc County, WI were to White students. These 897 degrees mean that there were 12.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 74 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manitowoc County, WI was $126,200 in 2017, which is 0.58 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $127,500 to $126,200, a 1.02% decrease. The homeownership rate in Manitowoc County, WI is 75%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Manitowoc County, WI have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Manitowoc 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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$51,053

Median Household Income

± $1,209

34.1k

Number of Households

± 941

In 2017, the median household income of the 34.1k households in Manitowoc County, WI grew to $51,053 from the previous year's value of $49,613.

The following chart displays the households in Manitowoc 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

$126,200

2017 Median

± $3,077

$127,500

2016 Median

± $2,579

In 2017, the median property value in Manitowoc County, WI declined from to $126,200 from the previous year's value of $127,500.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75%

2017 Homeownership

75.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75% of the housing units in Manitowoc County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.5%.

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

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Commute Time

18 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manitowoc County, WI have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in Manitowoc County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.3%

  2. Carpooled

    7.23%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Manitowoc County, WI was Drove Alone (84.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.23%) and those who Worked At Home (3.81%).

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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