Waushara County, WI

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2021 Population
24,527
1.12% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
49.5
0.202% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
10.8%
4.42% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$57,224
5.35% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$157,300
5.36% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Waushara County, WI had a population of 24.5k people with a median age of 49.5 and a median household income of $57,224. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Waushara County, WI grew from 24,256 to 24,527, a 1.12% increase and its median household income grew from $54,320 to $57,224, a 5.35% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waushara County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.8%), Other (Hispanic) (3.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%).

None of the households in Waushara County, 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.

98.8% of the residents in Waushara County, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Waushara County, WI was $157,300, and the homeownership rate was 82.4%.

Most people in Waushara County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Waushara County, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Waushara County, WI is home to a population of 24.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.69% of Waushara County, WI residents were born outside of the country (661 people).

In 2021, there were 27.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.8k people) in Waushara County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 786 Other (Hispanic) and 564 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2021 Citizenship
98.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.8% of Waushara County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Waushara County, WI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waushara County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.8k ± 61
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    786 ± 141
  3. White (Hispanic)
    564 ± 134
6.53%
Hispanic Population
1.6k people

In 2021, there were 27.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.8k people) in Waushara County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 786 Other (Hispanic) and 564 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.53% of the people in Waushara County, WI are hispanic (1.6k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.69%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
661 people
2.46%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
596 people

As of 2021, 2.69% of Waushara County, WI residents (661 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waushara County, WI was 2.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    764 ± 99
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    224 ± 49
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    171 ± 46

Waushara County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Waushara County, WI employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Waushara County, WI are Manufacturing (2,411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,454 people), and Retail Trade (995 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($65,278), Utilities ($64,063), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,897).

Occupations

10.8k
2021 Value
± 386
2%
1 Year growth
± 5.01%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Waushara County, WI grew at a rate of 2%, from 10.6k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waushara County, WI, are Production Occupations (13,517 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,048 people), and Management Occupations (8,233 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waushara County, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2021 Value
± 386
2%
1 Year growth
± 5.01%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Waushara County, WI grew at a rate of 2%, from 10.6k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waushara County, WI, are Manufacturing (2,411 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,454 people), and Retail Trade (995 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waushara County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Waushara County, 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

$44,922
Median earning men ± $1,468
$30,073
Median earning women ± $1,673

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($63,661), Wholesale Trade ($57,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($44,583), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,913).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 115
    Manufacturing
  2. 96
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 94
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $43.6B
  2. $37.7B
  3. $34.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $43.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.7B) and Machinery ($34.3B).

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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$348B
2020 Value in Wisconsin
$614B
Projected 2050 Value in Wisconsin
76.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $348B. This is expected to increase 76.2% to $614B 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. $35.8B
  2. $17.7B
  3. $15.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.8B, followed by Minnesota with $17.7B and Michigan and $15.4B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Waushara County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 66.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.848%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.664% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.589% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.4M), Some college (1.03M), and Bachelors Degree (900k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Waushara County, WI was $157,300 in 2021, which is 0.642 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $149,300 to $157,300, a 5.36% increase. The homeownership rate in Waushara County, WI is 82.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Waushara County, WI have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waushara County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Waushara County, WI is $57,224. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Waushara County, WI was Census Tract 9606 with a value of $62,188, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $60,486 and $56,887.

Property

$157,300
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,515
$8,149
Median Property Taxes
±$312

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 Waushara County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

82.4%
Homeownership
2021
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 82.4% of the housing units in Waushara County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 82.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9606
  2. Census Tract 9601
  3. Census Tract 9607

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Waushara County, WI was Census Tract 9606 with a value of $62,188, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $60,486 and $56,887.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Waushara County, 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.
$57,224
Median Household Income
± $2,026
9.89k
Number of Households
± 389

In 2021, the median household income of the 9.89k households in Waushara County, WI grew to $57,224 from the previous year's value of $54,320.

The following chart displays the households in Waushara 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Waushara County, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.445
2020 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2021, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.429% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (7.85%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.02%)

In 2021, 82.7% of workers in Waushara County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.85%) and those who worked at home (5.02%).

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

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waushara County, WI have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 3.04% of the workforce in Waushara County, 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 Waushara County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waushara County, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waushara County, WI (2.52k out of 23.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

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

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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92.2% of the population of Waushara County, WI has health coverage, with 43.8% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 20.3% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Waushara County, WI see 3492 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.75% increase from the previous year (3466 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1431 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 760 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,492 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Waushara County, WI

Primary care physicians in Waushara County, WI see an average of 3,492 patients per year. This represents a 0.75% increase from the previous year (3,466 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.2% under 18 years, 13.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

7.82%
Uninsured
43.8%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
20.3%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2.06%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waushara County, WI grew by 1.94% from 7.67% to 7.82%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Waushara County, WI.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.8% in Waushara County, WI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.05% in Waushara County, WI.

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