Oak Creek, WI

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2020 Population
36,321
0.707% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.6
1.75% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.17%
2.21% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$75,657
1.09% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$238,100
2.98% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
19,967
2.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Oak Creek, WI had a population of 36.3k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $75,657. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Oak Creek, WI grew from 36,066 to 36,321, a 0.707% increase and its median household income grew from $74,840 to $75,657, a 1.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oak Creek, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.33%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.09%).

None of the households in Oak Creek, 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.

94.4% of the residents in Oak Creek, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Oak Creek, WI was $238,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%. Most people in Oak Creek, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Oak Creek, WI was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Oak Creek, WI is home to a population of 36.3k people, from which 94.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 11.5% of Oak Creek, WI residents were born outside of the country (4.17k people).

In 2020, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.3k people) in Oak Creek, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.03k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.94k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oak Creek, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    28.3k ± 1.13k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.03k ± 597
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 681
9.42%
Hispanic Population
3.42k people

In 2020, there were 13.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (28.3k people) in Oak Creek, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.03k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 1.94k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.42% of the people in Oak Creek, WI are hispanic (3.42k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
4.17k people
9.98%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.6k people

As of 2020, 11.5% of Oak Creek, WI residents (4.17k 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 Oak Creek, WI was 9.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.2
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4

In 2020, the median age of all people in Oak Creek, WI was 40.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Oak Creek, WI are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Oak Creek, WI residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    83,497 ± 7,043 people
  2. India
    23,435 ± 3,751 people
  3. China
    16,997 ± 3,196 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 83,497 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,435 and China with 16,997.

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Citizenship

94.4%
2020 Citizenship
94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.4% of Oak Creek, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Oak Creek, WI was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    550 ± 194
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    397 ± 155
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    279 ± 114

Oak Creek, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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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.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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Community Mobility

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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.

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Economy

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.445, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Oak Creek, WI employs 20k people. The largest industries in Oak Creek, WI are Manufacturing (3,392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,315 people), and Retail Trade (2,401 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,917), Utilities ($71,617), and Public Administration ($68,147).

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,657
2020 value
± $2,957
1.09%
1 Year Growth
± 5.74%

Households in Oak Creek, WI have a median annual income of $75,657, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,840 in 2019, which represents a 1.09% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$67,178
Average Male Salary in Wisconsin
± $1,422
$50,335
Average Female Salary in Wisconsin
± $1,056

In 2020, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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 in Wisconsin
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $55,291 ± $41,825
  2. Asian
    $55,086 ± $5,855
  3. White
    $51,777 ± $864

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Wisconsin.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oak Creek, 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.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1602.02
  2. Census Tract 1602.03

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oak Creek, WI (1.88k out of 36.3k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

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
    1,704 ± 365
  2. Hispanic
    258 ± 158
  3. Black
    133 ± 121

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

20k
2020 Value
± 1,207
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 7.95%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oak Creek, WI grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 19.5k employees to 20k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oak Creek, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,416 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,232 people), and Management Occupations (2,007 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oak Creek, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oak Creek, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,416 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,232 people), and Management Occupations (2,007 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oak Creek, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.67 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.25 times), and Production Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oak Creek, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($88,889), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($84,730), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($75,729).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

20k
2020 Value
± 1,207
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 7.95%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oak Creek, WI grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 19.5k employees to 20k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oak Creek, WI, are Manufacturing (3,392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,315 people), and Retail Trade (2,401 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oak Creek, WI, though some of these residents may live in Oak Creek, 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 Oak Creek, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,315 people), and Retail Trade (2,401 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oak Creek, WI has an unusually high number of Utilities (3.76 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.85 times), and Manufacturing (1.7 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oak Creek, WI, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($72,917), Utilities ($71,617), and Public Administration ($68,147).

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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. $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.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$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.

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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. $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).

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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%). The most partisan county was Menominee County, WI with 81.9% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Joseph R Biden Jr.
Popular Vote for Wisconsin
49.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Wisconsin
  1. 81.9% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  2. 75.5% for Joseph R Biden Jr. (Democratic Party)
  3. 72.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Wisconsin was Menominee County, WI with 81.9% of the vote going to Joseph R Biden Jr. running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Wisconsin colored by their party leaning.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oak Creek, WI was $238,100 in 2020, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $231,200 to $238,100, a 2.98% increase. The homeownership rate in Oak Creek, WI is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Oak Creek, WI have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oak Creek, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$238,100
2020 Median
± $5,930
$231,200
2019 Median
± $5,255

In 2020, the median property value in Oak Creek, WI grew to to $238,100 from the previous year's value of $231,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oak Creek, 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 Oak Creek, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$75,657
Median Household Income
± $2,957
15.3k
Number of Households
± 1,061

In 2020, the median household income of the 15.3k households in Oak Creek, WI grew to $75,657 from the previous year's value of $74,840.

The following chart displays the households in Oak Creek, 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 Oak Creek, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oak Creek, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
2020 Homeownership
60.8%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 62.3% of the housing units in Oak Creek, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oak Creek, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oak Creek, WI have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.447% of the workforce in Oak Creek, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.4%)
  2. Carpooled (8.75%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.67%)

In 2020, 82.4% of workers in Oak Creek, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.75%) and those who worked at home (6.67%).

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 Oak Creek, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oak Creek, WI have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Oak Creek, WI has health coverage, with 63.7% on employee plans, 8.17% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 9.76% on non-group plans, and 1.89% 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 Milwaukee County, WI see 1364 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.29% decrease from the previous year (1396 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1193 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 328 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Columbia County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,364 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Milwaukee County, WI

Primary care physicians in Milwaukee County, WI see an average of 1,364 patients per year. This represents a 2.29% decrease from the previous year (1,396 patients).

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

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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 in Wisconsin
$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

4.81%
Uninsured
63.7%
Employer Coverage
8.17%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
9.76%
Non-Group
1.89%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oak Creek, WI declined by 3.18% from 4.97% to 4.81%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oak Creek, 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. 18.2% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

Adams County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 18.2%.

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

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