Chippewa County, WI

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Population

63,445

0.142% growth

Median Age

41.2


Median Household Income

$55,240

4.91% growth

Poverty Rate

10.7%


Number of Employees

31,454

0.643% growth

Median Property Value

$154,900

1.64% growth

About

In 2017, Chippewa County, WI had a population of 63.4k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $55,240. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chippewa County, WI grew from 63,355 to 63,445, a 0.142% increase and its median household income grew from $52,657 to $55,240, a 4.91% increase.

The population of Chippewa County, WI is 93.9% White Alone, 1.72% Two or More Races, and 1.66% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Chippewa County, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Chippewa County, WI is $154,900, and the homeownership rate is 72.2%. Most people in Chippewa County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Chippewa County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Chippewa County, WI employs 31.5k people. The largest industries in Chippewa County, WI are Manufacturing (6,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,743 people), and Retail Trade (3,749 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,964), and Wholesale Trade ($53,953).

Median household income in Chippewa County, WI is $55,240. Males in Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,240

2017 value

± $2,037

4.91%

1 Year Growth

± 4.64%

Households in Chippewa County, WI have a median annual income of $55,240, 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 $52,657 in 2016, which represents a 4.91% 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 Chippewa 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 104

  2. Census Tract 107

  3. Census Tract 112

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chippewa County, WI was Census Tract 104 with a value of $70,663, followed by Census Tract 107 and Census Tract 112, with respective values of $66,336 and $61,755.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Chippewa 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

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chippewa County, WI (6.53k out of 60.7k 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 Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    6,043 ± 446

  2. Hispanic

    396 ± 167

  3. Two Or More

    214 ± 133

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

31.5k

2017 Value

± 987

0.643%

1 Year growth

± 4.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chippewa County, WI grew at a rate of 0.643%, from 31.3k employees to 31.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chippewa County, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,096 people), Production Occupations (4,054 people), and Management Occupations (2,873 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chippewa County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chippewa County, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,096 people), Production Occupations (4,054 people), and Management Occupations (2,873 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chippewa County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.22 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.89 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chippewa County, WI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,985), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,722), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,545).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

31.5k

2017 Value

± 987

0.643%

1 Year growth

± 4.41%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chippewa County, WI grew at a rate of 0.643%, from 31.3k employees to 31.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chippewa County, WI, are Manufacturing (6,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,743 people), and Retail Trade (3,749 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chippewa County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (6,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (4,743 people), and Retail Trade (3,749 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chippewa County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.18 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.12 times), and Utilities (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chippewa County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,750), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,964), and Wholesale Trade ($53,953).

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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

93.8% of the population of Chippewa County, WI has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Chippewa County, WI see 1222 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.7% decrease from the previous year (1269 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1929 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1354 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

1,222 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Chippewa County, WI see an average of 1,222 patients per year. This represents a 3.7% decrease from the previous year (1,269 patients).

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

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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

6.2%

Uninsured

51.3%

Employer Coverage

14.9%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

13.5%

Non-Group

1.52%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chippewa County, WI declined by 10.9% from 6.95% to 6.2%.

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

Chippewa County, WI is home to a population of 63.4k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.1% of Chippewa County, WI residents were born outside of the country (697 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chippewa County, WI is composed of 59.5k White Alone residents (93.9%), 1.09k Two or More Races residents (1.72%), 1.06k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.66%), 831 Asian Alone residents (1.31%), 807 Black or African American Alone residents (1.27%), 112 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.177%), 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00315%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chippewa County, WI was 41.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Chippewa County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Chippewa County, WI residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

697 people

1.07%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

676 people

As of 2017, 1.1% of Chippewa County, WI residents (697 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 Chippewa County, WI was 1.07%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    59.5k ± 3

  2. Two or More Races

    1.09k ± 172

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.06k ± 209

In 2017, there were 54.5 times more White Alone residents (59.5k people) in Chippewa County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.09k Two or More Races and 1.06k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Chippewa 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 Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Chippewa 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

    1,657 ± 163

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    715 ± 162

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    534 ± 144

Chippewa County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chippewa County, WI was $154,900 in 2017, which is 0.712 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $152,400 to $154,900, a 1.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Chippewa County, WI is 72.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chippewa County, WI have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chippewa 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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$55,240

Median Household Income

± $2,037

25.2k

Number of Households

± 828

In 2017, the median household income of the 25.2k households in Chippewa County, WI grew to $55,240 from the previous year's value of $52,657.

The following chart displays the households in Chippewa 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

$154,900

2017 Median

± $2,745

$152,400

2016 Median

± $3,204

In 2017, the median property value in Chippewa County, WI grew to to $154,900 from the previous year's value of $152,400.

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

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chippewa County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chippewa County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

72.2%

2017 Homeownership

72.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.2% of the housing units in Chippewa County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.5%.

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

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chippewa County, WI have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.18% of the workforce in Chippewa County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    8.44%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.97%

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

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