Oconto County, WI

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2020 Population
37,870
0.595% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
47.2
0.64% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
9.01%
1.28% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$64,528
5.94% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$162,400
3.44% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Oconto County, WI had a population of 37.9k people with a median age of 47.2 and a median household income of $64,528. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Oconto County, WI grew from 37,646 to 37,870, a 0.595% increase and its median household income grew from $60,908 to $64,528, a 5.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oconto County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%), White (Hispanic) (1.34%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.03%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.309%).

None of the households in Oconto County, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Oconto County, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Oconto County, WI was $162,400, and the homeownership rate was 82.7%.

Most people in Oconto County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Oconto County, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Oconto County, WI is home to a population of 37.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.922% of Oconto County, WI residents were born outside of the country (349 people).

In 2020, there were 49.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.8k people) in Oconto County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 726 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 506 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Oconto County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Oconto County, WI was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oconto County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.8k ± 43
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    726 ± 120
  3. White (Hispanic)
    506 ± 126
1.95%
Hispanic Population
739 people

In 2020, there were 49.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.8k people) in Oconto County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 726 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 506 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.95% of the people in Oconto County, WI are hispanic (739 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.922%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
349 people
1.32%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
496 people

As of 2020, 0.922% of Oconto County, WI residents (349 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oconto County, WI was 1.32%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,121 ± 106
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    385 ± 90
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    348 ± 90

Oconto County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Oconto County, WI employs 19k people. The largest industries in Oconto County, WI are Manufacturing (4,503 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,416 people), and Construction (1,850 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($92,708), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,972), and Finance & Insurance ($51,360).

Occupations

19k
2020 Value
± 636
−0.629%
1 Year decline
± 4.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oconto County, WI declined at a rate of −0.629%, from 19.1k employees to 19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oconto County, WI, are Production Occupations (2,551 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,954 people), and Management Occupations (1,931 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oconto County, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19k
2020 Value
± 636
−0.629%
1 Year decline
± 4.58%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oconto County, WI declined at a rate of −0.629%, from 19.1k employees to 19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oconto County, WI, are Manufacturing (4,503 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,416 people), and Construction (1,850 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oconto County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Oconto County, 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

$48,553
Median earning men ± $1,809
$31,415
Median earning women ± $906

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($55,139), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,318), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,105).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($47,550), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,484), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,403).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Wisconsin. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 259
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 230
    Manufacturing
  3. 151
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $42.6B
  2. $37.6B
  3. $37.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $42.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.6B) and Machinery ($37.1B).

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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$365B
2020 Value in Wisconsin
$615B
Projected 2050 Value in Wisconsin
68.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $365B. This is expected to increase 68.3% to $615B by 2050.

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. $36.6B
  2. $18.2B
  3. $17.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $36.6B, followed by Minnesota with $18.2B and Michigan and $17.7B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Oconto County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 69.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.905%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.628% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.581% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.39M), Some college (1.04M), and Bachelors Degree (875k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Oconto County, WI was $162,400 in 2020, which is 0.707 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $157,000 to $162,400, a 3.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Oconto County, WI is 82.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Oconto County, WI have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oconto County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oconto County, WI is $64,528. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Oconto County, WI was Census Tract 1011 with a value of $76,442, followed by Census Tract 1008 and Census Tract 1010, with respective values of $64,875 and $60,280.

Property

$162,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,937
$13,459
Median Property Taxes
±$475

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

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

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Rent vs Own

82.7%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 82.7% of the housing units in Oconto County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1011
  2. Census Tract 1008
  3. Census Tract 1010

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oconto County, WI was Census Tract 1011 with a value of $76,442, followed by Census Tract 1008 and Census Tract 1010, with respective values of $64,875 and $60,280.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$64,528
Median Household Income
± $2,017
16.3k
Number of Households
± 564

In 2020, the median household income of the 16.3k households in Oconto County, WI grew to $64,528 from the previous year's value of $60,908.

The following chart displays the households in Oconto 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oconto County, WI is from Wisconsin.
0.445
2020 Wage GINI in Wisconsin
0.447
2019 Wage GINI in Wisconsin

In 2020, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.51% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.2%)
  2. Carpooled (8.46%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.25%)

In 2020, 81.2% of workers in Oconto County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.46%) and those who worked at home (7.25%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oconto County, WI have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.32% of the workforce in Oconto County, 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 Oconto County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oconto County, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.01% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oconto County, WI (3.37k out of 37.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oconto 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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96% of the population of Oconto County, WI has health coverage, with 53.1% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Oconto County, WI see 2910 patients per year on average, which represents a 7% decrease from the previous year (3129 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2709 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2529 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.2% were men and 48.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Wisconsin, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,910 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Oconto County, WI

Primary care physicians in Oconto County, WI see an average of 2,910 patients per year. This represents a 7% decrease from the previous year (3,129 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Oconto County, WI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Wisconsin across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 15.1% between 18 and 34 years, 43.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.2% were men and 48.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4%
Uninsured
53.1%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oconto County, WI declined by 7.14% from 4.31% to 4%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 42.4 in Oconto County, WI.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.6% in Oconto County, WI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.87% in Oconto County, WI.

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