Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI

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2022 Population
157,567
16.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.467% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.6%
1.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,168
9.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$190,400
14.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI had a population of 158k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $66,168. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI grew from 135,689 to 157,567, a 16.1% increase and its median household income grew from $60,323 to $66,168, a 9.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%), White (Hispanic) (1.23%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.828%).

6.63% of the households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties 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.

98.7% of the residents in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was $190,400, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI is home to a population of 158k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.26% of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.55k people).

In 2022, there were 42.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (146k people) in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.41k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI are Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (3,484 households), Spanish (3,328 households), and German (1,425 households).

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    146k ± 554
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.41k ± 277
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.93k ± 245
3.09%
Hispanic Population
4.88k people

In 2022, there were 42.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (146k people) in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.41k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.09% of the people in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI are hispanic (4.88k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.26%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.55k people
2.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.98k people

As of 2022, 2.26% of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI residents (3.55k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was 2.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    3,484 households (2.34%)
  2. Spanish
    3,328 households (2.24%)
  3. German
    1,425 households (0.957%)

6.63% of the households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages. 2.34% of the households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages 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
    3,858 ± 256
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,275 ± 170
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,136 ± 161

Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI employs 69.8k people. The largest industries in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI are Construction (4,880 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,202 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,522 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($192,322), Offices of physicians ($172,764), and Rail transportation ($142,386).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
27,914
Women
47.3%
31,072
Men
52.7%

The workforce of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI in 2020 was 58,986 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

69.8k
2022 Value
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 16.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 59.8k employees to 69.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,899 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,977 people), and Cashiers (1,667 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

69.8k
2022 Value
16.7%
1 Year growth
± 16.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 16.7%, from 59.8k employees to 69.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI, are Construction (4,880 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,202 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,522 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties 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

$48,380
Median earning men ± $1,054
$34,377
Median earning women ± $659

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($70,565), Public Administration ($63,790), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,399).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,479), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,573), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,103).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.26%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.93M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 2.26% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.4%.

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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%).

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.911% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.368% 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 Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (43.5k), Some college (26k), and Secondary Education (20k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was $190,400 in 2022, which is 0.675 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $166,500 to $190,400, a 14.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI is $66,168. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

Property

$190,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,881
$48,724
Median Property Taxes
±$857

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 Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.6% of the housing units in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties 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.
$66,168
Median Household Income
± $1,281
62k
Number of Households
± 1,116

In 2022, the median household income of the 62k households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI grew to $66,168 from the previous year's value of $60,323.

The following chart displays the households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties 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

0.426
2022 Wage GINI in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI
0.42
2021 Wage GINI in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI

In 2022, the income inequality in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was 0.426 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.31%)
  3. Carpooled (8.83%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.31%) and those who carpooled to work (8.83%).

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

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.03% of the workforce in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties 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 Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI (16.3k out of 154k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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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Health

89.9% of the population of Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 44.6% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see 1255 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1267 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1395 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 441 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,255 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,255 patients per year. This represents a 0.947% decrease from the previous year (1,267 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.7% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
44.6%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI declined by 5.57% from 10.7% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Barron, Polk, Clark & Chippewa (Eastern, North & NW Towns) Counties PUMA, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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