Winnebago County, WI

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Population

169,540

0.0313% growth

Median Age

38


Median Household Income

$55,128

3.04% growth

Poverty Rate

12.2%


Number of Employees

87,905

0.987% growth

Median Property Value

$147,300

2.08% growth

About

In 2017, Winnebago County, WI had a population of 170k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $55,128. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Winnebago County, WI grew from 169,487 to 169,540, a 0.0313% increase and its median household income grew from $53,501 to $55,128, a 3.04% increase.

The population of Winnebago County, WI is 89.3% White Alone, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.61% Asian Alone. 5.32% of the people in Winnebago County, WI speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Winnebago County, WI are University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2,411 degrees awarded in 2016) and Bella Academy of Cosmetology (13 degrees).

The median property value in Winnebago County, WI is $147,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.5%. Most people in Winnebago County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Winnebago County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Winnebago County, WI employs 87.9k people. The largest industries in Winnebago County, WI are Manufacturing (21,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,690 people), and Retail Trade (10,694 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($150,109), Utilities ($73,370), and Public Administration ($47,714).

Median household income in Winnebago County, WI is $55,128. Males in Winnebago County, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Winnebago County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,128

2017 value

± $996

3.04%

1 Year Growth

± 2.5%

Households in Winnebago County, WI have a median annual income of $55,128, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,501 in 2016, which represents a 3.04% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Winnebago County, WI made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Winnebago County, WI 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

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Winnebago County, WI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Winnebago County, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 36

  2. Census Tract 18.01

  3. Census Tract 23

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Winnebago County, WI was Census Tract 36 with a value of $97,150, followed by Census Tract 18.01 and Census Tract 23, with respective values of $83,438 and $78,185.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Winnebago County, WI (19.8k out of 161k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    17,041 ± 884

  2. Hispanic

    1,569 ± 310

  3. Black

    1,012 ± 215

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Winnebago County, 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

87.9k

2017 Value

± 1,739

0.987%

1 Year growth

± 2.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winnebago County, WI grew at a rate of 0.987%, from 87k employees to 87.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Winnebago County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,084 people), Production Occupations (11,588 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,348 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Winnebago County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Winnebago County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (12,084 people), Production Occupations (11,588 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (9,348 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Winnebago County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.27 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.66 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.23 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Winnebago County, WI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($65,000), Management Occupations ($63,074), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,040).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

87.9k

2017 Value

± 1,739

0.987%

1 Year growth

± 2.81%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Winnebago County, WI grew at a rate of 0.987%, from 87k employees to 87.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Winnebago County, WI, are Manufacturing (21,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,690 people), and Retail Trade (10,694 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Winnebago County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Winnebago County, 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 Winnebago County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (21,956 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (11,690 people), and Retail Trade (10,694 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Winnebago County, WI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.47 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.13 times), and Retail Trade (1.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Winnebago County, WI, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($150,109), Utilities ($73,370), and Public Administration ($47,714).

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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. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight with $28B and Machinery and $26B.

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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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

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. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

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

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Health

94.7% of the population of Winnebago County, WI has health coverage, with 59.5% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Winnebago County, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Winnebago County, WI see 1229 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1130 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1603 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 495 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,229 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Winnebago County, WI see an average of 1,229 patients per year. This represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1,130 patients).

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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

5.35%

Uninsured

59.5%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.41%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Winnebago County, WI declined by 11.4% from 6.03% to 5.35%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Winnebago County, 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. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

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

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Diversity

Winnebago County, WI is home to a population of 170k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.46% of Winnebago County, WI residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Winnebago County, WI is composed of 151k White Alone residents (89.3%), 6.65k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.92%), 4.43k Asian Alone residents (2.61%), 3.53k Black or African American Alone residents (2.08%), 2.47k Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 933 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.55%), 100 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.059%), and 47 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0277%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Winnebago County, WI are Spanish or Spanish Creole (3,662 speakers), Hmong (1,812 speakers), and German (672 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Winnebago County, WI was 38. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Winnebago County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Winnebago County, WI residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.32%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.46% of Winnebago County, WI residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Winnebago County, WI was 3.32%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Winnebago County, WI was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Winnebago County, WI residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Winnebago County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Winnebago County, WI was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    151k ± 83

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6.65k ± 514

  3. Asian Alone

    4.43k ± 255

In 2017, there were 22.7 times more White Alone residents (151k people) in Winnebago County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.65k Hispanic or Latino and 4.43k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Winnebago County, WI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    3,662 speakers (2.3%)

  2. Hmong

    1,812 speakers (1.14%)

  3. German

    672 speakers (0.422%)

5.32% of Winnebago County, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Winnebago County, WI was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.3% of the overall population of Winnebago County, WI are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.14% speak Hmong and 0.422% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,870 ± 317

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,993 ± 329

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,347 ± 219

Winnebago County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Winnebago County, WI awarded 2,424 degrees. The student population of Winnebago County, WI is skewed towards women, with 5,388 male students and 8,580 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Winnebago County, WI are White (2,166 and 90.9%), followed by Asian (80 and 3.36%), Hispanic or Latino (56 and 2.35%), and Black or African American (38 and 1.59%).

The largest universities in Winnebago County, WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2,411 and 99.5%) and Bella Academy of Cosmetology (13 and 0.536%).

The most popular majors in Winnebago County, WI are Registered Nursing (244 and 10.1%), Elementary Education & Teaching (146 and 6.02%), and General Human Services (109 and 4.5%).

The median tuition costs in Winnebago County, WI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,422 and $13,995 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 105 degrees awarded

  2. 227 degrees awarded

  3. 130 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Winnebago County, WI was General Human Services with 105 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Winnebago County, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,411 degrees awarded

  2. 13 degrees awarded

$6,422

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Winnebago County, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with 2,411 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

971

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,453

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 971 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Winnebago County, WI, which is 0.668 times less than the 1,453 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Winnebago County, WI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,166 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    80 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    56 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Winnebago County, WI were to White students. These 2,166 degrees mean that there were 27.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 80 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Winnebago County, WI was $147,300 in 2017, which is 0.677 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $144,300 to $147,300, a 2.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Winnebago County, WI is 64.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Winnebago County, WI have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Winnebago County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$55,128

Median Household Income

± $996

69.8k

Number of Households

± 1,532

In 2017, the median household income of the 69.8k households in Winnebago County, WI grew to $55,128 from the previous year's value of $53,501.

The following chart displays the households in Winnebago 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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Housing

Property Value

$147,300

2017 Median

± $1,969

$144,300

2016 Median

± $1,871

In 2017, the median property value in Winnebago County, WI grew to to $147,300 from the previous year's value of $144,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Winnebago County, 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 Winnebago County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Winnebago County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Winnebago County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

64.5%

2017 Homeownership

64.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.5% of the housing units in Winnebago County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Winnebago County, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Winnebago County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Winnebago County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Winnebago County, WI have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Winnebago County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    6.91%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.54%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Winnebago County, WI was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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