Burnett County, WI

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Population

15,239

0.131% decline

Median Age

52.1


Median Household Income

$45,891

8.13% growth

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Number of Employees

6,535

0.585% growth

Median Property Value

$150,800

0.333% growth

About

In 2017, Burnett County, WI had a population of 15.2k people with a median age of 52.1 and a median household income of $45,891. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Burnett County, WI declined from 15,259 to 15,239, a -0.131% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,441 to $45,891, a 8.13% increase.

The population of Burnett County, WI is 90.6% White Alone, 4.1% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.76% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Burnett County, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Burnett County, WI is $150,800, and the homeownership rate is 80.8%. Most people in Burnett County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Burnett County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Burnett County, WI employs 6.54k people. The largest industries in Burnett County, WI are Manufacturing (1,168 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (649 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,036), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,813), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,542).

Median household income in Burnett County, WI is $45,891. Males in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,891

2017 value

± $1,629

8.13%

1 Year Growth

± 4.47%

Households in Burnett County, WI have a median annual income of $45,891, 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 $42,441 in 2016, which represents a 8.13% 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 Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female 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 Wisconsin 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 Burnett 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 9710

  2. Census Tract 9706

  3. Census Tract 9709

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burnett County, WI was Census Tract 9710 with a value of $60,278, followed by Census Tract 9706 and Census Tract 9709, with respective values of $52,216 and $46,193.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Burnett County, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burnett County, WI (2.19k out of 15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    1,747 ± 144

  2. Native American

    295 ± 62

  3. Two Or More

    111 ± 50

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burnett County, WI is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

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

6.54k

2017 Value

± 272

0.585%

1 Year growth

± 5.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burnett County, WI grew at a rate of 0.585%, from 6.5k employees to 6.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burnett County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (714 people), Production Occupations (706 people), and Management Occupations (654 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burnett County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Burnett County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (714 people), Production Occupations (706 people), and Management Occupations (654 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burnett County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.61 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.86 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Burnett County, WI, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($63,750), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($60,917), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,292).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.54k

2017 Value

± 272

0.585%

1 Year growth

± 5.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Burnett County, WI grew at a rate of 0.585%, from 6.5k employees to 6.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burnett County, WI, are Manufacturing (1,168 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (649 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burnett County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,168 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,014 people), and Retail Trade (649 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Burnett County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.76 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.51 times), and Manufacturing (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Burnett County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($58,036), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,813), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,542).

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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 ($28B) and Machinery ($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

92.4% of the population of Burnett County, WI has health coverage, with 36% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 19.3% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 1.99% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Burnett County, WI see 7580 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (7664 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3043 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 724 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

7,580 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Burnett County, WI see an average of 7,580 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (7,664 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Burnett 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

7.56%

Uninsured

36%

Employer Coverage

18.4%

Medicaid

19.3%

Medicare

16.8%

Non-Group

1.99%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burnett County, WI declined by 0.191% from 7.57% to 7.56%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Burnett 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

Burnett County, WI is home to a population of 15.2k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.17% of Burnett County, WI residents were born outside of the country (178 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Burnett County, WI is composed of 13.8k White Alone residents (90.6%), 625 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.1%), 421 Two or More Races residents (2.76%), 255 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.67%), 80 Black or African American Alone residents (0.525%), 47 Asian Alone residents (0.308%), 4 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0262%), and 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0262%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Burnett County, WI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

52

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Burnett County, WI was 52.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Burnett County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Burnett County, WI residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.17%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

178 people

1.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

190 people

As of 2017, 1.17% of Burnett County, WI residents (178 people) 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 Burnett County, WI was 1.25%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Burnett County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Burnett County, WI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    13.8k ± 7

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    625 ± 57

  3. Two or More Races

    421 ± 69.1

In 2017, there were 22.1 times more White Alone residents (13.8k people) in Burnett County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 625 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 421 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Burnett County, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Burnett County, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Burnett County, WI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    706 ± 52

  2. Korea

    206 ± 26

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    155 ± 50

Burnett County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burnett County, WI was $150,800 in 2017, which is 0.693 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $150,300 to $150,800, a 0.333% increase. The homeownership rate in Burnett County, WI is 80.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Burnett County, WI have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Burnett 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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$45,891

Median Household Income

± $1,629

7.28k

Number of Households

± 277

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.28k households in Burnett County, WI grew to $45,891 from the previous year's value of $42,441.

The following chart displays the households in Burnett 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

$150,800

2017 Median

± $3,975

$150,300

2016 Median

± $4,164

In 2017, the median property value in Burnett County, WI grew to to $150,800 from the previous year's value of $150,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Burnett County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Burnett County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.8%

2017 Homeownership

80.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.8% of the housing units in Burnett County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burnett County, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burnett County, WI have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.24% of the workforce in Burnett County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.4%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.99%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Burnett County, WI was Drove Alone (78.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Worked At Home (6.99%).

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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