Whitefish Bay, WI

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2020 Population
13,890
0.587% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
40.1
2.56% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
3.71%
12.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$129,331
3.97% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$393,300
1.63% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Whitefish Bay, WI had a population of 13.9k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $129,331. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Whitefish Bay, WI declined from 13,972 to 13,890, a −0.587% decrease and its median household income grew from $124,397 to $129,331, a 3.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Whitefish Bay, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.87%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.81%), White (Hispanic) (2.8%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%).

None of the households in Whitefish Bay, 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.

96.9% of the residents in Whitefish Bay, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Whitefish Bay, WI was $393,300, and the homeownership rate was 80.2%.

Most people in Whitefish Bay, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Whitefish Bay, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Whitefish Bay, WI is home to a population of 13.9k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.93% of Whitefish Bay, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.1k people).

In 2020, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Whitefish Bay, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 676 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 668 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2020 Citizenship
96.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.9% of Whitefish Bay, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Whitefish Bay, WI was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Whitefish Bay, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 558
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    676 ± 250
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    668 ± 314
4.83%
Hispanic Population
671 people

In 2020, there were 17.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Whitefish Bay, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 676 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 668 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.83% of the people in Whitefish Bay, WI are hispanic (671 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.93%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people
7.88%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people

As of 2020, 7.93% of Whitefish Bay, WI residents (1.1k 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 Whitefish Bay, WI was 7.88%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    126 ± 67
  2. Vietnam
    117 ± 49
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    86 ± 48

Whitefish Bay, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Whitefish Bay, WI employs 7.05k people. The largest industries in Whitefish Bay, WI are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,077 people), Educational Services (1,033 people), and Manufacturing (871 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($132,708), Finance & Insurance ($122,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,861).

Occupations

7.05k
2020 Value
± 518
0.973%
1 Year growth
± 9.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Whitefish Bay, WI grew at a rate of 0.973%, from 6.99k employees to 7.05k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Whitefish Bay, WI, are Management Occupations (1,211 people), Sales & Related Occupations (994 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (821 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Whitefish Bay, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.05k
2020 Value
± 518
0.973%
1 Year growth
± 9.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Whitefish Bay, WI grew at a rate of 0.973%, from 6.99k employees to 7.05k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Whitefish Bay, WI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,077 people), Educational Services (1,033 people), and Manufacturing (871 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Whitefish Bay, WI, though some of these residents may live in Whitefish Bay, 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

$102,241
Median earning men ± $8,408
$53,824
Median earning women ± $6,431

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($144,375), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($140,221), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($104,100).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($101,250), Manufacturing ($89,375), and Wholesale Trade ($76,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.628% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.581% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.39M), Some college (1.04M), and Bachelors Degree (875k).

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The median property value in Whitefish Bay, WI was $393,300 in 2020, which is 1.71 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $387,000 to $393,300, a 1.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Whitefish Bay, WI is 80.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Whitefish Bay, WI have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Whitefish Bay, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Whitefish Bay, WI is $129,331. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Whitefish Bay, WI was Census Tract 702 with a value of $172,778, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 703, with respective values of $125,366 and $94,271.

Property

$393,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$14,701
$4,192
Median Property Taxes
±$307

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Rent vs Own

80.2%
Homeownership
2020
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80.2% of the housing units in Whitefish Bay, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 702
  2. Census Tract 701
  3. Census Tract 703

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Whitefish Bay, WI was Census Tract 702 with a value of $172,778, followed by Census Tract 701 and Census Tract 703, with respective values of $125,366 and $94,271.

The following map shows all of the places in Whitefish Bay, 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.
$129,331
Median Household Income
± $9,409
5.23k
Number of Households
± 439

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.23k households in Whitefish Bay, WI grew to $129,331 from the previous year's value of $124,397.

The following chart displays the households in Whitefish Bay, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Whitefish Bay, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.5%)
  3. Carpooled (6.13%)

In 2020, 75.6% of workers in Whitefish Bay, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.5%) and those who carpooled to work (6.13%).

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

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Whitefish Bay, WI have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.05% of the workforce in Whitefish Bay, 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 Whitefish Bay, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Whitefish Bay, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Whitefish Bay, WI (516 out of 13.9k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Whitefish Bay, WI is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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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97.6% of the population of Whitefish Bay, WI has health coverage, with 75.1% on employee plans, 3.83% on Medicaid, 8.96% on Medicare, 9.28% on non-group plans, and 0.468% 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.

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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1,364 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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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 30.4% under 18 years, 12.5% between 18 and 34 years, 43.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

2.4%
Uninsured
75.1%
Employer Coverage
3.83%
Medicaid
8.96%
Medicare
9.28%
Non-Group
0.468%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Whitefish Bay, WI declined by 5.91% from 2.55% to 2.4%.

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