Shawano, WI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
45,127
0.0598% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
44.3
0.454% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
5.78% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,222
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,700
13.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
21,264
0.108% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shawano, WI had a population of 45.1k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $65,222. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shawano, WI declined from 45,154 to 45,127, a −0.0598% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,228 to $65,222, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shawano, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (12.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.82%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.34%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.22%).

None of the households in Shawano, 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.

99.6% of the residents in Shawano, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shawano, WI are College of Menominee Nation (27 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Shawano, WI was $164,700, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Shawano, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Shawano, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shawano, WI is home to a population of 45.1k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.984% of Shawano, WI residents were born outside of the country (444 people).

In 2022, there were 6.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.4k people) in Shawano, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.8k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Shawano, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shawano, WI was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shawano, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.4k ± 109
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    5.8k ± 211
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.72k ± 235
3.64%
Hispanic Population
1.64k people

In 2022, there were 6.11 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.4k people) in Shawano, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.8k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.72k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.64% of the people in Shawano, WI are hispanic (1.64k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Shawano, WI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,791 ± 7,097 people
  2. India
    23,051 ± 3,720 people
  3. China
    15,381 ± 3,041 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 84,791 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,051 and China with 15,381.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.984%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
444 people
1.11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
501 people

As of 2022, 0.984% of Shawano, WI residents (444 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 Shawano, WI was 1.11%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,097 ± 138
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    440 ± 99
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    355 ± 87

Shawano, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shawano, WI employs 21.3k people. The largest industries in Shawano, WI are Manufacturing (3,992 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,917 people), and Retail Trade (1,965 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($103,115), Information ($60,714), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($58,594).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,062. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21.3k
2022 Value
± 685
0.108%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shawano, WI grew at a rate of 0.108%, from 21.2k employees to 21.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shawano, WI, are Production Occupations (2,463 people), Management Occupations (2,201 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,166 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shawano, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.3k
2022 Value
± 685
0.108%
1 Year growth
± 4.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shawano, WI grew at a rate of 0.108%, from 21.2k employees to 21.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shawano, WI, are Manufacturing (3,992 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,917 people), and Retail Trade (1,965 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,720
Median earning men ± $1,327
$32,384
Median earning women ± $1,857

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,006), Wholesale Trade ($57,321), and Manufacturing ($54,650).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($62,578), Wholesale Trade ($56,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,090).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.95M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 1.6% 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 13.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Wisconsin.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 276
    Manufacturing
  2. 250
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 207
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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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

In 2022, universities in Shawano, WI awarded 27 degrees. The student population of Shawano, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 77 male students and 204 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shawano, WI are American Indian or Alaska Native (23 and 85.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 7.41%), White (2 and 7.41%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Shawano, WI by number of degrees awarded are College of Menominee Nation (27 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Shawano, WI are General Business Administration & Management (8 and 29.6%), Public Administration (6 and 22.2%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (5 and 18.5%).

The median tuition cost in Shawano, WI for private four year colleges is $6,000.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 281 students enrolled in Shawano, WI, 27.4% men and 72.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 254 records, of which 71.3% were women and 28.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Shawano, WI was Kindergarten & Preschool Education with 5 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Menominee Nation with 27 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shawano, WI, which is 0.421 times less than the 19 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 23 degrees mean that there were 11.5 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($200) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($773) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.697% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.597% 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

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.02M), and Bachelors Degree (921k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shawano, WI was $164,700 in 2022, which is 0.584 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,800 to $164,700, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Shawano, WI is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shawano, WI have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shawano, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shawano, WI is $65,222. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Shawano, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $101,639, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $97,950 and $92,258.

Property

$164,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,268
$14,123
Median Property Taxes
±$480

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 Shawano, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shawano, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.6% of the housing units in Shawano, 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shawano, WI was Waukesha County, WI with a value of $101,639, followed by St. Croix County, WI and Ozaukee County, WI, with respective values of $97,950 and $92,258.

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

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Household Income

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$65,222
Median Household Income
± $2,858
18k
Number of Households
± 648

In 2022, the median household income of the 18k households in Shawano, WI grew to $65,222 from the previous year's value of $59,228.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shawano, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.443
2022 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.443
2021 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2022, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.043% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wisconsin in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.12%)
  3. Carpooled (5.59%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Shawano, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.12%) and those who carpooled to work (5.59%).

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shawano, WI have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Shawano, 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shawano, WI (4.89k out of 44.3k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shawano, 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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Health

92% of the population of Shawano, WI has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 16% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.95% 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 23.6% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.03%
Uninsured
45.9%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
16%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.95%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shawano, WI declined by 2.95% from 8.28% to 8.03%.

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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