Burnett County, WI

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2022 Population
16,561
1.25% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
54.4
1.87% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.6%
3.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,466
8.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$200,800
15.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Burnett County, WI had a population of 16.6k people with a median age of 54.4 and a median household income of $60,466. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Burnett County, WI grew from 16,356 to 16,561, a 1.25% increase and its median household income grew from $55,890 to $60,466, a 8.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Burnett County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%), White (Hispanic) (1.29%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.688%).

None of the households in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Burnett County, WI was $200,800, and the homeownership rate was 84.7%.

Most people in Burnett County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Burnett County, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Burnett County, WI is home to a population of 16.6k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.51% of Burnett County, WI residents were born outside of the country (250 people).

In 2022, there were 26.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.9k people) in Burnett County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 554 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 508 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Burnett County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Burnett County, WI was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Burnett County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.9k ± 27
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    554 ± 82.2
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    508 ± 72
2.11%
Hispanic Population
349 people

In 2022, there were 26.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.9k people) in Burnett County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 554 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 508 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.11% of the people in Burnett County, WI are hispanic (349 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.51%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
250 people
1.38%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
225 people

As of 2022, 1.51% of Burnett County, WI residents (250 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 Burnett County, WI was 1.38%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    746 ± 78
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    193 ± 64
  3. Korea
    118 ± 49

Burnett County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Burnett County, WI employs 6.85k people. The largest industries in Burnett County, WI are Manufacturing (1,291 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,091 people), and Retail Trade (628 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($77,768), Utilities ($76,250), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,167).

Occupations

6.85k
2022 Value
± 258
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 5.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burnett County, WI grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 6.72k employees to 6.85k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Burnett County, WI, are Production Occupations (880 people), Management Occupations (840 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (772 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Burnett County, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.85k
2022 Value
± 258
2.07%
1 Year growth
± 5.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Burnett County, WI grew at a rate of 2.07%, from 6.72k employees to 6.85k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Burnett County, WI, are Manufacturing (1,291 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,091 people), and Retail Trade (628 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Burnett County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Burnett 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

$44,760
Median earning men ± $2,104
$35,136
Median earning women ± $1,591

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,625), Information ($71,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,507).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,000), Wholesale Trade ($53,750), and Public Administration ($47,583).

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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. 114
    Manufacturing
  2. 99
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 83
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Burnett County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 63.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.848%).

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.

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Burnett County, WI was $200,800 in 2022, which is 0.712 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $173,800 to $200,800, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Burnett County, WI is 84.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Burnett County, WI have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Burnett County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Burnett County, WI is $60,466. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Burnett County, WI was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $70,764, followed by Census Tract 9710 and Census Tract 9709, with respective values of $64,808 and $62,973.

Property

$200,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,853
$5,918
Median Property Taxes
±$236

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 Burnett County, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

84.7%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84.7% of the housing units in Burnett County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9706
  2. Census Tract 9710
  3. Census Tract 9709

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Burnett County, WI was Census Tract 9706 with a value of $70,764, followed by Census Tract 9710 and Census Tract 9709, with respective values of $64,808 and $62,973.

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

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Household Income

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$60,466
Median Household Income
± $2,487
6.99k
Number of Households
± 269

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.99k households in Burnett County, WI grew to $60,466 from the previous year's value of $55,890.

The following chart displays the households in Burnett 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 Burnett County, 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 (77.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.15%)
  3. Carpooled (8.28%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in Burnett County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.15%) and those who carpooled to work (8.28%).

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

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Burnett County, WI have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.55% of the workforce in Burnett 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 Burnett County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Burnett County, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Burnett County, WI (1.91k out of 16.4k 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 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Burnett County, 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

92.9% of the population of Burnett County, WI has health coverage, with 34.4% on employee plans, 18.8% on Medicaid, 23.1% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 2.18% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Burnett County, WI see 7707 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.143% increase from the previous year (7696 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2593 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 707 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

7,707 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Burnett County, WI

Primary care physicians in Burnett County, WI see an average of 7,707 patients per year. This represents a 0.143% increase from the previous year (7,696 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.8% under 18 years, 12.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 30.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.11%
Uninsured
34.4%
Employer Coverage
18.8%
Medicaid
23.1%
Medicare
14.4%
Non-Group
2.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Burnett County, WI declined by 10.2% from 7.92% to 7.11%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 36.1% in Burnett County, WI.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.16% in Burnett County, WI.

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