Clark County, WI

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Population

34,513

0.0783% growth

Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$49,131

5.02% growth

Poverty Rate

13.2%


Number of Employees

15,796

0.991% growth

Median Property Value

$117,400

1.65% growth

About

In 2017, Clark County, WI had a population of 34.5k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $49,131. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Clark County, WI grew from 34,486 to 34,513, a 0.0783% increase and its median household income grew from $46,783 to $49,131, a 5.02% increase.

The population of Clark County, WI is 93.5% White Alone, 4.39% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.14% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Clark County, WI speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Clark County, WI is $117,400, and the homeownership rate is 77.8%. Most people in Clark County, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Clark County, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Clark County, WI employs 15.8k people. The largest industries in Clark County, WI are Manufacturing (3,906 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,057 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,750), Public Administration ($44,861), and Wholesale Trade ($41,806).

Median household income in Clark County, WI is $49,131. Males in Clark 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 Clark County, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,131

2017 value

± $1,189

5.02%

1 Year Growth

± 3.55%

Households in Clark County, WI have a median annual income of $49,131, 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 $46,783 in 2016, which represents a 5.02% 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 Clark 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 9505

  2. Census Tract 9508

  3. Census Tract 9506

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clark County, WI was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $47,101, followed by Census Tract 9508 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $46,991 and $46,518.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clark County, WI (4.49k out of 33.9k 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 Males < 5, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

    4,329 ± 205

  2. Hispanic

    221 ± 74

  3. Two Or More

    75 ± 70

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clark 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

15.8k

2017 Value

± 361

0.991%

1 Year growth

± 3.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clark County, WI grew at a rate of 0.991%, from 15.6k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clark County, WI, are Production Occupations (2,258 people), Management Occupations (2,099 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,723 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clark County, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Clark County, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,258 people), Management Occupations (2,099 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,723 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Clark County, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.97 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.47 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Clark County, WI, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($60,000), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,071), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($53,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

15.8k

2017 Value

± 361

0.991%

1 Year growth

± 3.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Clark County, WI grew at a rate of 0.991%, from 15.6k employees to 15.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clark County, WI, are Manufacturing (3,906 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,057 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clark County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Clark 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 Clark County, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,906 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,057 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Clark County, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.44 times), and Construction (1.16 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Clark County, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($76,750), Public Administration ($44,861), and Wholesale Trade ($41,806).

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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

77.5% of the population of Clark County, WI has health coverage, with 35.4% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Clark County, WI see 2650 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.63% decrease from the previous year (2869 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2468 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3142 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

2,650 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Clark County, WI see an average of 2,650 patients per year. This represents a 7.63% decrease from the previous year (2,869 patients).

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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

22.5%

Uninsured

35.4%

Employer Coverage

15.4%

Medicaid

10.8%

Medicare

14.5%

Non-Group

1.38%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clark County, WI declined by 3.41% from 23.3% to 22.5%.

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

Clark County, WI is home to a population of 34.5k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.61% of Clark County, WI residents were born outside of the country (900 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Clark County, WI is composed of 32.3k White Alone residents (93.5%), 1.51k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.39%), 395 Two or More Races residents (1.14%), 151 Black or African American Alone residents (0.438%), 122 Asian Alone residents (0.353%), 72 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.209%), 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0029%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Clark County, WI was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Clark County, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Clark County, WI residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.61%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

900 people

2.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

934 people

As of 2017, 2.61% of Clark County, WI residents (900 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 Clark County, WI was 2.71%, 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

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Clark County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Clark County, WI was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    32.3k ± 3

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.51k ± 187

  3. Two or More Races

    395 ± 56.9

In 2017, there were 21.3 times more White Alone residents (32.3k people) in Clark County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.51k Hispanic or Latino and 395 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Clark 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 Clark County, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Clark 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

    746 ± 72

  2. Korea

    209 ± 37

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    195 ± 42

Clark County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Clark County, WI was $117,400 in 2017, which is 0.54 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,500 to $117,400, a 1.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Clark County, WI is 77.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Clark County, WI have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Clark 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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$49,131

Median Household Income

± $1,189

12.8k

Number of Households

± 323

In 2017, the median household income of the 12.8k households in Clark County, WI grew to $49,131 from the previous year's value of $46,783.

The following chart displays the households in Clark 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

$117,400

2017 Median

± $2,574

$115,500

2016 Median

± $2,425

In 2017, the median property value in Clark County, WI grew to to $117,400 from the previous year's value of $115,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Clark 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 Clark 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 Clark County, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clark County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

77.8%

2017 Homeownership

77.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.8% of the housing units in Clark County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.8%.

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

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clark County, WI have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Clark County, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.5%

  3. Carpooled

    8.15%

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

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