Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI

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2020 Population
117,974
0.264% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45.4
1.57% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
4.42%
8.95% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$100,909
1.85% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$335,900
3.93% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI had a population of 118k people with a median age of 45.4 and a median household income of $100,909. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI grew from 117,663 to 117,974, a 0.264% increase and its median household income grew from $99,080 to $100,909, a 1.85% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (94%), White (Hispanic) (2.06%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.958%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.747%).

3.72% of the households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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.

99% of the residents in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are Nashotah House (19 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was $335,900, and the homeownership rate was 83.4%.

Most people in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI is home to a population of 118k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.88% of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.4k people).

In 2018, there were 45.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k White (Hispanic) and 1.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are Spanish (1,668 households), German (771 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (367 households).

Citizenship

99%
2020 Citizenship
99.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99% of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    110k ± 682
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.41k ± 446
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.36k ± 260
2.84%
Hispanic Population
3.33k people

In 2018, there were 45.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (110k people) in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k White (Hispanic) and 1.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.84% of the people in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are hispanic (3.33k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.88%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.4k people
2.61%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3.07k people

As of 2020, 2.88% of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI residents (3.4k 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 Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was 2.61%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,668 households (1.48%)
  2. German
    771 households (0.686%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    367 households (0.326%)

3.72% of the households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was Spanish. 1.48% of the households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,401 ± 334
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    905 ± 272
  3. Korea
    718 ± 212

Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.65 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI employs 59.9k people. The largest industries in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are Construction (4,128 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,241 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,165 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($198,505), Metalworking machinery manufacturing ($185,121), and Periodical, book, & directory publishers ($178,733).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,596
Women
46.1%
32,316
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 was 59,912 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

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Occupations

59.9k
2020 Value
−2.35%
1 Year decline
± −2.35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −2.35%, from 61.4k employees to 59.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI, are Other managers (2,141 people), Registered nurses (1,647 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,448 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.9k
2020 Value
−2.35%
1 Year decline
± −2.35%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −2.35%, from 61.4k employees to 59.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI, are Construction (4,128 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,241 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,165 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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

$63,526
Median earning men ± $2,227
$40,489
Median earning women ± $1,543

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,141), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,926), and Information ($80,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,681), Wholesale Trade ($60,417), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,984).

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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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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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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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In 2020, universities in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI awarded 19 degrees. The student population of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 87 male students and 19 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are White (18 and 94.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1 and 5.26%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are Nashotah House (19 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI are Divinity & Ministry (10 and 52.6%), Theological Studies (6 and 31.6%), and Other Theological & Ministerial Studies (3 and 15.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.0762% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.0152% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (25.7k), High School or Equivalent (22.5k), and Some college (20.7k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was $335,900 in 2020, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $323,200 to $335,900, a 3.93% increase. The homeownership rate in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI is 83.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI is $100,909. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI with a value of $100,909, followed by Waukesha County (East) PUMA, WI and Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, with respective values of $93,026 and $83,124.

Property

$335,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,252
$37,329
Median Property Taxes
±$1,029

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 Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

83.4%
Homeownership
2020
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 83.4% of the housing units in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI with a value of $100,909, followed by Waukesha County (East) PUMA, WI and Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, with respective values of $93,026 and $83,124.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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.
$100,909
Median Household Income
± $2,277
44.8k
Number of Households
± 1,310

In 2020, the median household income of the 44.8k households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI grew to $100,909 from the previous year's value of $99,080.

The following chart displays the households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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

0.494
2020 Wage GINI in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI
0.491
2019 Wage GINI in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI

In 2020, the income inequality in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.7% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.99%)
  3. Carpooled (5.68%)

In 2020, 83.3% of workers in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.99%) and those who carpooled to work (5.68%).

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

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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 Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.42% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI (5.16k out of 117k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, 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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96.5% of the population of Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 64.5% on employee plans, 4.95% on Medicaid, 14.5% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.927% 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 Wisconsin see 1267 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.236% decrease from the previous year (1270 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1407 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 471 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,267 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,267 patients per year. This represents a 0.236% decrease from the previous year (1,270 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 14.9% between 18 and 34 years, 43.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.54%
Uninsured
64.5%
Employer Coverage
4.95%
Medicaid
14.5%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
0.927%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI grew by 55.3% from 2.28% to 3.54%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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