Dane County (West) PUMA, WI

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2020 Population
215,487
1.06% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.4
0.268% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
7.82%
2.97% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$83,124
0.885% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$301,400
2.31% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Dane County (West) PUMA, WI had a population of 215k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $83,124. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI grew from 213,226 to 215,487, a 1.06% increase and its median household income grew from $82,395 to $83,124, a 0.885% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.41%), White (Hispanic) (4.33%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%).

11.7% of the households in Dane County (West) 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.

94.5% of the residents in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are Paul Mitchell the School-Madison (27 degrees awarded in 2020), House of Heavilin Beauty College-Academy of Beauty Professionals (19 degrees), and East-West Healing Arts Institute (14 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was $301,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%.

Most people in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Dane County (West) PUMA, WI is home to a population of 215k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.64% of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (20.8k people).

In 2020, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (165k people) in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k Black or African American (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 Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are Spanish (9,233 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,239 households), and Hindi (1,178 households).

Citizenship

94.5%
2020 Citizenship
94.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.5% of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    165k ± 2.5k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.2k ± 1.2k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.36k
7.32%
Hispanic Population
15.8k people

In 2020, there were 12.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (165k people) in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.2k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.32% of the people in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are hispanic (15.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.64%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people
9.64%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
20.5k people

As of 2020, 9.64% of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI residents (20.8k 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 Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was 9.64%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,233 households (4.6%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    2,239 households (1.11%)
  3. Hindi
    1,178 households (0.587%)

11.7% of the households in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was Spanish. 4.6% of the households in Dane County (West) 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
    3,331 ± 401
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,502 ± 276
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,029 ± 261

Dane County (West) PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI employs 115k people. The largest industries in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,183 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,906 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (6,041 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of dentists ($197,366), Other administrative & other support services ($194,363), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($181,903).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
54,241
Women
47.2%
60,685
Men
52.8%

The workforce of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 was 114,926 people, with 47.2% woman, and 52.8% men.

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Occupations

115k
2020 Value
−0.111%
1 Year decline
± −0.111%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −0.111%, from 115k employees to 115k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, are Other managers (4,186 people), Software developers (3,378 people), and Registered nurses (3,137 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

115k
2020 Value
−0.111%
1 Year decline
± −0.111%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI declined at a rate of −0.111%, from 115k employees to 115k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (7,183 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,906 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (6,041 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Dane County (West) 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

$57,427
Median earning men ± $2,555
$42,391
Median earning women ± $1,173

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,112), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,072), and Information ($78,141).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($56,616), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,042), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,215).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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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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In 2020, universities in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI awarded 60 degrees. The student population of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 22 male students and 95 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are White (36 and 60%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 18.3%), Asian (4 and 6.67%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 5%).

The largest universities in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are Paul Mitchell the School-Madison (27 and 45%), House of Heavilin Beauty College-Academy of Beauty Professionals (19 and 31.7%), and East-West Healing Arts Institute (14 and 23.3%).

The most popular majors in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI are General Cosmetology (26 and 43.3%), Massage Therapy (14 and 23.3%), and Barbering (8 and 13.3%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.714% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.249% 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 Dane County (West) PUMA, WI in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (55.8k), Graduate Degree (34.1k), and High School or Equivalent (27.1k).

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The median property value in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was $301,400 in 2020, which is 1.31 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $294,600 to $301,400, a 2.31% increase. The homeownership rate in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI is 62.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 21 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI is $83,124. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI with a value of $100,909, followed by Waukesha County (East) PUMA, WI and Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, with respective values of $93,026 and $83,124.

Property

$301,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,428
$57,083
Median Property Taxes
±$1,801

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 Dane County (West) PUMA, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.4%
Homeownership
2020
61.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 62.4% of the housing units in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was Waukesha County (West) PUMA, WI with a value of $100,909, followed by Waukesha County (East) PUMA, WI and Dane County (West) PUMA, WI, with respective values of $93,026 and $83,124.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Dane County (West) PUMA, 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.
$83,124
Median Household Income
± $1,740
91.5k
Number of Households
± 2,614

In 2020, the median household income of the 91.5k households in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI grew to $83,124 from the previous year's value of $82,395.

The following chart displays the households in Dane County (West) PUMA, 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

0.475
2020 Wage GINI in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI
0.474
2019 Wage GINI in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI

In 2020, the income inequality in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.115% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Dane County (West) PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.27%)
  3. Carpooled (7.62%)

In 2020, 77% of workers in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.27%) and those who carpooled to work (7.62%).

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

21 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (21 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.01% of the workforce in Dane County (West) 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 Dane County (West) PUMA, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.82% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI (16.3k out of 209k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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96.1% of the population of Dane County (West) PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 63.3% on employee plans, 8.58% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 0.76% 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 Wisconsin see 1267 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.236% decrease from the previous year (1270 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1407 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 471 patients per year.

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

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1,267 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wisconsin

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,267 patients per year. This represents a 0.236% decrease from the previous year (1,270 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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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 24.2% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

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

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

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Uninsured People

3.89%
Uninsured
63.3%
Employer Coverage
8.58%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
11.9%
Non-Group
0.76%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dane County (West) PUMA, WI declined by 6.82% from 4.18% to 3.89%.

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