Shawano, WI

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Population

45,642

0.434% decline

Median Age

43.8


Median Household Income

$50,679

6.13% growth

Poverty Rate

13.9%


Number of Employees

21,751

0.134% growth

Median Property Value

$133,100

2.38% growth

About

In 2017, Shawano, WI had a population of 45.6k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $50,679. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shawano, WI declined from 45,841 to 45,642, a -0.434% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,752 to $50,679, a 6.13% increase.

The population of Shawano, WI is 79.4% White Alone, 14.7% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.96% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Shawano, WI speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shawano, WI are College of Menominee Nation (84 degrees awarded in 2017) and East-West University (490850) (1 degrees).

The median property value in Shawano, WI is $133,100, and the homeownership rate is 75.6%. Most people in Shawano, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shawano, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Shawano, WI employs 21.8k people. The largest industries in Shawano, WI are Manufacturing (4,337 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,918 people), and Retail Trade (2,100 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,750), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,417), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,594).

Median household income in Shawano, WI is $50,679. Males in Shawano, 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 Shawano, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,679

2017 value

± $1,234

6.13%

1 Year Growth

± 3.8%

Households in Shawano, WI have a median annual income of $50,679, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,752 in 2016, which represents a 6.13% 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 Shawano, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shawano, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $86,968, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $81,453 and $81,104.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shawano, WI (6.21k out of 44.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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

    3,715 ± 280

  2. Native American

    2,194 ± 198

  3. Hispanic

    494 ± 131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shawano, WI is White, followed by Native American 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.8k

2017 Value

± 610

0.134%

1 Year growth

± 3.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shawano, WI grew at a rate of 0.134%, from 21.7k employees to 21.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shawano, WI, are Production Occupations (2,725 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,607 people), and Management Occupations (2,158 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shawano, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Shawano, WI, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,725 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,607 people), and Management Occupations (2,158 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Shawano, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.09 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.16 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.36 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Shawano, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($55,759), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,729), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($55,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.8k

2017 Value

± 610

0.134%

1 Year growth

± 3.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shawano, WI grew at a rate of 0.134%, from 21.7k employees to 21.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shawano, WI, are Manufacturing (4,337 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,918 people), and Retail Trade (2,100 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shawano, WI, though some of these residents may live in Shawano, 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 Shawano, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (4,337 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,918 people), and Retail Trade (2,100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Shawano, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.3 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.43 times), and Manufacturing (1.97 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Shawano, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,750), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($60,417), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($48,594).

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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. $41.9B

  2. $30.3B

  3. $29.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $41.9B, followed by Machinery ($30.3B) and Mixed freight ($29.6B).

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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$356B

2020 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

38.5% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $356B. This is expected to increase 38.5% 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. $31.3B

  2. $29.3B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.3B, followed by Minnesota with $29.3B and Michigan and $11.1B.

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

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Health

90.6% of the population of Shawano, WI has health coverage, with 47% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Shawano, WI see 1247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1516 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 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

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1,247 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1,240 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%).

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

9.42%

Uninsured

47%

Employer Coverage

14.5%

Medicaid

15.3%

Medicare

12.2%

Non-Group

1.61%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shawano, WI declined by 12.9% from 10.8% to 9.42%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Shawano, 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

Shawano, WI is home to a population of 45.6k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.3% of Shawano, WI residents were born outside of the country (594 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Shawano, WI is composed of 36.2k White Alone residents (79.4%), 6.72k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (14.7%), 1.35k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.96%), 1.01k Two or More Races residents (2.22%), 169 Asian Alone residents (0.37%), 141 Black or African American Alone residents (0.309%), 9 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0197%), and 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00657%).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Shawano, WI was 43.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Shawano, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Shawano, WI residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

594 people

1.46%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

671 people

As of 2017, 1.3% of Shawano, WI residents (594 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 Shawano, WI was 1.46%, 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

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Shawano, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Shawano, WI was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    36.2k ± 26

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    6.72k ± 162

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.35k ± 93.1

In 2017, there were 5.39 times more White Alone residents (36.2k people) in Shawano, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.72k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 1.35k 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 Shawano, WI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,185 ± 106

  2. Korea

    367 ± 84

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    333 ± 91

Shawano, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Shawano, WI awarded 85 degrees. The student population of Shawano, WI is skewed towards women, with 95 male students and 197 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shawano, WI are American Indian or Alaska Native (54 and 63.5%), followed by White (27 and 31.8%), Asian (3 and 3.53%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.18%).

The largest universities in Shawano, WI by number of degrees awarded are College of Menominee Nation (84 and 98.8%) and East-West University (490850) (1 and 1.18%).

The most popular majors in Shawano, WI are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (13 and 15.3%), General Business Administration & Management (11 and 12.9%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (9 and 10.6%).

The median tuition costs in Shawano, WI are $13,050 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 9 degrees awarded

  2. 9 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Shawano, WI was General Business Administration & Management with 9 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 84 degrees awarded

  2. 1 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$13,050

Median Private

In 2017, the Shawano, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Menominee Nation with 84 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

27

Degrees Awarded to Men

58

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 27 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shawano, WI, which is 0.466 times less than the 58 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    54 degrees awarded

  2. White

    27 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    3 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Shawano, WI were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 54 degrees mean that there were 2 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shawano, WI was $133,100 in 2017, which is 0.579 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $130,000 to $133,100, a 2.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Shawano, WI is 75.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Shawano, WI have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Shawano, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$133,100

2017 Median

± $3,262

$130,000

2016 Median

± $3,153

In 2017, the median property value in Shawano, WI grew to to $133,100 from the previous year's value of $130,000.

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

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Household Income

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$50,679

Median Household Income

± $1,234

18.4k

Number of Households

± 552

In 2017, the median household income of the 18.4k households in Shawano, WI grew to $50,679 from the previous year's value of $47,752.

The following chart displays the households in Shawano, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.6%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.6% of the housing units in Shawano, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

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

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shawano, WI have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in Shawano, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.3%

  2. Carpooled

    8.12%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Shawano, WI was Drove Alone (81.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.12%) and those who Worked At Home (6.21%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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