Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI

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2022 Population
165,149
13.8% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
0.234% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11%
2.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,441
9.12% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$182,600
16.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
75,936
14.4% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI had a population of 165k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $65,441. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI declined from 191,585 to 165,149, a −13.8% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,972 to $65,441, a 9.12% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.36%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.18%), White (Hispanic) (1.52%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.07%).

4.4% of the households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, 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.

98.7% of the residents in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1,894 degrees awarded in 2022) and Mid-State Technical College (882 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was $182,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%.

Most people in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI is home to a population of 165k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.74% of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (4.53k people).

In 2022, there were 38.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (149k people) in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are Spanish (2,481 households), Hmong (1,439 households), and German (474 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
78,224
Women
48.7%
82,335
Men
51.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 160,559 inhabitants, with 51.3% men, and 48.7% women.

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Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    149k ± 361
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.9k ± 471
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.61k ± 289
3.63%
Hispanic Population
5.99k people

In 2022, there were 38.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (149k people) in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.61k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.63% of the people in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are hispanic (5.99k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    503 ± 550 people
  2. India
    364 ± 468 people
  3. Thailand
    321 ± 439 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was Mexico, the natal country of 503 Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI residents, followed by India with 364 and Thailand with 321.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.53k people
2.82%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.41k people

As of 2022, 2.74% of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI residents (4.53k 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 Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was 2.82%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,481 households (1.58%)
  2. Hmong
    1,439 households (0.915%)
  3. German
    474 households (0.301%)

4.4% of the households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was Spanish. 1.58% of the households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,663 ± 388
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,557 ± 256
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,509 ± 270

Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI employs 75.9k people. The largest industries in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are Construction (3,937 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,903 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,861 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($169,021), Electric & gas, and other combinations ($140,828), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($127,862).

Males in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,218. The income inequality in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.429, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
42,975
Women
47.9%
46,670
Men
52.1%

The workforce of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI in 2020 was 89,645 people, with 47.9% woman, and 52.1% men.

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Occupations

75.9k
2022 Value
−14.4%
1 Year decline
± −14.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −14.4%, from 88.8k employees to 75.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,612 people), Registered nurses (2,182 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,051 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.9k
2022 Value
−14.4%
1 Year decline
± −14.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −14.4%, from 88.8k employees to 75.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, are Construction (3,937 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,903 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,861 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, 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

$48,617
Median earning men ± $1,365
$34,076
Median earning women ± $869

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,625), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,173), and Wholesale Trade ($57,845).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,415), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,526).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Wisconsin

Wisconsin is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI awarded 2,776 degrees. The student population of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,638 male students and 6,105 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are White (2,456 and 89.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (88 and 3.2%), Asian (86 and 3.13%), and Two or More Races (47 and 1.71%).

The largest universities in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1,894 and 68.2%) and Mid-State Technical College (882 and 31.8%).

The most popular majors in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI are General Business Administration & Management (200 and 7.2%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (141 and 5.08%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (89 and 3.21%).

The median tuition cost in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI for a public four year colleges is $6,698 for in-state students and $15,402 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 10,743 (43.2% men and 56.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 10,743 students enrolled in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, 43.2% men and 56.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,160 records, of which 57.3% were women and 42.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,894 degrees awarded
  2. 882 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with 1,894 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,097 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI, which is 0.653 times less than the 1,679 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,456 degrees mean that there were 27.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 88 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,698) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,678) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,940) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.482% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.337% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (47.2k), Some college (29.1k), and Bachelors Degree (20.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was $182,600 in 2022, which is 0.648 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $157,300 to $182,600, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI is 73.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI is $65,441. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

Property

$182,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,982
$51,510
Median Property Taxes
±$1,254

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.2% of the housing units in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was Waukesha County--West and South Cities, Towns and Villages PUMA, WI with a value of $113,767, followed by Waukesha County--Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee Falls, Muskego, Elm Grove & Butler PUMA, WI and Dane County--Cities of Fitchburg & Verona and other near-S/SW/W/NW suburban MCDs PUMA, WI, with respective values of $105,433 and $101,066.

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Household Income

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$65,441
Median Household Income
± $1,527
70.4k
Number of Households
± 1,549

In 2022, the median household income of the 70.4k households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI grew to $65,441 from the previous year's value of $59,972.

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Wage Distribution

0.429
2022 Wage GINI in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI
0.431
2021 Wage GINI in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI

In 2022, the income inequality in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was 0.429 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.509% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.13%)

In 2022, 78% of workers in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.13%).

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.38% of the workforce in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, 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 Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI (17.6k out of 161k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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Health

94.9% of the population of Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 50.1% on employee plans, 13.7% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 13.9% on non-group plans, and 1.75% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.15%
Uninsured
50.1%
Employer Coverage
13.7%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
13.9%
Non-Group
1.75%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wood, Portage & Adams Counties PUMA, WI grew by 3.8% from 4.96% to 5.15%.

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