Manitowoc, WI

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2022 Population
34,500
0.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.9
1.15% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.6%
3.64% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$60,040
9.63% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$134,900
16.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Manitowoc, WI had a population of 34.5k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $60,040. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Manitowoc, WI grew from 34,267 to 34,500, a 0.68% increase and its median household income grew from $54,767 to $60,040, a 9.63% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Manitowoc, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.17%), White (Hispanic) (3.21%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%).

None of the households in Manitowoc, 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.

97.9% of the residents in Manitowoc, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Manitowoc, WI are Bella Academy of Cosmetology (486309) (5 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Manitowoc, WI was $134,900, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%.

Most people in Manitowoc, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Manitowoc, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Manitowoc, WI is home to a population of 34.5k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.6% of Manitowoc, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.59k people).

In 2022, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29k people) in Manitowoc, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Manitowoc, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Manitowoc, WI was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Manitowoc, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29k ± 384
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.79k ± 258
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.11k ± 266
5.88%
Hispanic Population
2.03k people

In 2022, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29k people) in Manitowoc, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.79k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.88% of the people in Manitowoc, WI are hispanic (2.03k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.59k people
3.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.37k people

As of 2022, 4.6% of Manitowoc, WI residents (1.59k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Manitowoc, WI was 3.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    760 ± 201
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    487 ± 175
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    401 ± 154

Manitowoc, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Manitowoc, WI employs 16.2k people. The largest industries in Manitowoc, WI are Manufacturing (4,825 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,403 people), and Retail Trade (1,869 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,222), Finance & Insurance ($57,292), and Public Administration ($54,904).

Occupations

16.2k
2022 Value
± 952
−0.485%
1 Year decline
± 8.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Manitowoc, WI declined at a rate of −0.485%, from 16.3k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manitowoc, WI, are Production Occupations (2,950 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,758 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,473 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manitowoc, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.2k
2022 Value
± 952
−0.485%
1 Year decline
± 8.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Manitowoc, WI declined at a rate of −0.485%, from 16.3k employees to 16.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manitowoc, WI, are Manufacturing (4,825 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,403 people), and Retail Trade (1,869 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manitowoc, WI, though some of these residents may live in Manitowoc, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,705
Median earning men ± $2,850
$32,700
Median earning women ± $3,251

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($81,667), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,231), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,583).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($48,783), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,281), and Manufacturing ($41,964).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.3%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wisconsin went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

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

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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.

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Manitowoc, WI awarded 5 degrees. The student population of Manitowoc, WI in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 3 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Manitowoc, WI are White (4 and 80%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1 and 20%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Manitowoc, WI by number of degrees awarded are Bella Academy of Cosmetology (486309) (5 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Manitowoc, WI are General Cosmetology (5 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.697% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.597% of women were in the same situation.

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

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.02M), and Bachelors Degree (921k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manitowoc, WI was $134,900 in 2022, which is 0.479 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $115,600 to $134,900, a 16.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Manitowoc, WI is 64.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Manitowoc, WI have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Manitowoc, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Manitowoc, WI is $60,040. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Manitowoc, WI was Census Tract 105 with a value of $94,313, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $81,458 and $62,260.

Property

$134,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,556
$9,540
Median Property Taxes
±$700

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 Manitowoc, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.6% of the housing units in Manitowoc, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 105
  2. Census Tract 3
  3. Census Tract 8

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manitowoc, WI was Census Tract 105 with a value of $94,313, followed by Census Tract 3 and Census Tract 8, with respective values of $81,458 and $62,260.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$60,040
Median Household Income
± $3,170
14.8k
Number of Households
± 858

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.8k households in Manitowoc, WI grew to $60,040 from the previous year's value of $54,767.

The following chart displays the households in Manitowoc, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Manitowoc, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2022 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2022, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.043% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.88%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.21%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Manitowoc, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.88%) and those who worked at home (5.21%).

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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Commute Time

17.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manitowoc, WI have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Manitowoc, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manitowoc, WI (4.94k out of 33.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Manitowoc, 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.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Manitowoc, WI has health coverage, with 46.1% on employee plans, 19.1% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.63% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Manitowoc County, WI see 2025 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.148% decrease from the previous year (2028 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1607 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 916 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,025 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Manitowoc County, WI

Primary care physicians in Manitowoc County, WI see an average of 2,025 patients per year. This represents a 0.148% decrease from the previous year (2,028 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 its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.9% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.59%
Uninsured
46.1%
Employer Coverage
19.1%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
1.63%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manitowoc, WI grew by 10% from 5.08% to 5.59%.

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

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