Clark County, WI

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2022 Population
34,703
0.139% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
37.1
0.269% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
2.89% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,187
9.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$153,000
13.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Clark County, WI had a population of 34.7k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $63,187. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Clark County, WI grew from 34,655 to 34,703, a 0.139% increase and its median household income grew from $57,547 to $63,187, a 9.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.6%), White (Hispanic) (2.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.968%).

None of the households in Clark 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.

97.8% of the residents in Clark County, WI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Clark County, WI was $153,000, and the homeownership rate was 78%.

Most people in Clark County, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Clark County, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Clark County, WI is home to a population of 34.7k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.92% of Clark County, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.01k people).

In 2022, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Clark County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 751 White (Hispanic) and 653 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Clark County, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Clark County, WI was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.8k ± 74
  2. White (Hispanic)
    751 ± 162
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    653 ± 161
5.55%
Hispanic Population
1.93k people

In 2022, there were 42.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.8k people) in Clark County, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 751 White (Hispanic) and 653 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.55% of the people in Clark County, WI are hispanic (1.93k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.92%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.01k people
2.69%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
932 people

As of 2022, 2.92% of Clark County, WI residents (1.01k 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 Clark County, WI was 2.69%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    598 ± 93
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    222 ± 52
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    196 ± 47

Clark County, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Clark County, WI employs 16.1k people. The largest industries in Clark County, WI are Manufacturing (3,896 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,071 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,905 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,804), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,333), and Public Administration ($52,841).

Occupations

16.1k
2022 Value
± 420
0.613%
1 Year growth
± 3.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clark County, WI grew at a rate of 0.613%, from 16k employees to 16.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clark County, WI, are Production Occupations (2,290 people), Management Occupations (2,015 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,537 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clark County, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.1k
2022 Value
± 420
0.613%
1 Year growth
± 3.66%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Clark County, WI grew at a rate of 0.613%, from 16k employees to 16.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clark County, WI, are Manufacturing (3,896 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,071 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,905 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clark County, WI, though some of these residents may live in Clark 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

$47,497
Median earning men ± $1,007
$31,859
Median earning women ± $1,258

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($61,250), Public Administration ($58,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,788).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,352), Public Administration ($44,063), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,563).

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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. 291
    Manufacturing
  2. 166
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 143
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clark County, WI went to Donald J. Trump with 67.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.4%), followed by Other (1.37%).

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 Clark County, WI was $153,000 in 2022, which is 0.543 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $134,400 to $153,000, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Clark County, WI is 78%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Clark County, WI have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clark County, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clark County, WI is $63,187. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clark County, WI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $66,071, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $65,897 and $65,139.

Property

$153,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,436
$9,871
Median Property Taxes
±$317

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

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Rent vs Own

78%
Homeownership
2022
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78% of the housing units in Clark County, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9506

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clark County, WI was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $66,071, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9506, with respective values of $65,897 and $65,139.

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

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Household Income

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$63,187
Median Household Income
± $1,645
12.6k
Number of Households
± 384

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.6k households in Clark County, WI grew to $63,187 from the previous year's value of $57,547.

The following chart displays the households in Clark 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 Clark 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 (70.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.38%)

In 2022, 70.6% of workers in Clark County, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.38%).

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

22.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clark County, WI have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.68% of the workforce in Clark 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 Clark County, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clark County, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clark County, WI (4.17k out of 34k 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 < 5, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

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

79.1% of the population of Clark County, WI has health coverage, with 39.9% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Clark County, WI see 4347 patients per year on average, which represents a 25.2% increase from the previous year (3471 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2315 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2480 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,347 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, WI

Primary care physicians in Clark County, WI see an average of 4,347 patients per year. This represents a 25.2% increase from the previous year (3,471 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clark 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 31.1% under 18 years, 17.2% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.9%
Uninsured
39.9%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
1.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clark County, WI grew by 1.88% from 20.5% to 20.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 63.5 in Clark County, WI.

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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 35.4% in Clark County, WI.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16% in Clark County, WI.

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