Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI

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2022 Population
123,936
0.234% 1-year growth
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
0.48% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.1%
3.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$75,664
7.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$235,100
14.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI had a population of 124k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $75,664. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI grew from 123,647 to 123,936, a 0.234% increase and its median household income grew from $70,313 to $75,664, a 7.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (90%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%), White (Hispanic) (2.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.42%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.24%).

5.93% of the households in Sauk & Columbia 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.

98.5% of the residents in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are Panache Academy of Beauty (36 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was $235,100, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI is home to a population of 124k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.82% of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI residents were born outside of the country (3.5k people).

In 2022, there were 34.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are Spanish (3,495 households), German (1,152 households), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (579 households).

Citizenship

98.5%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.5% of Sauk & Columbia 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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 205
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.24k ± 336
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.6k ± 365
4.88%
Hispanic Population
6.05k people

In 2022, there were 34.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.24k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.88% of the people in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are hispanic (6.05k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.82%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.5k people
2.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.47k people

As of 2022, 2.82% of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI residents (3.5k 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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was 2.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,495 households (2.98%)
  2. German
    1,152 households (0.983%)
  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    579 households (0.494%)

5.93% of the households in Sauk & Columbia 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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was Spanish. 2.98% of the households in Sauk & Columbia 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
    2,510 ± 257
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,283 ± 224
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    871 ± 165

Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI employs 62.6k people. The largest industries in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are Construction (4,677 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,385 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,139 people), and the highest paying industries are Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers ($142,562), Air transportation ($123,961), and Electric & gas, and other combinations ($110,974).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,131
Women
47%
32,820
Men
53%

The workforce of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI in 2020 was 61,951 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

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Occupations

62.6k
2022 Value
0.617%
1 Year growth
± 0.617%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 0.617%, from 62.3k employees to 62.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,018 people), Registered nurses (1,885 people), and Other managers (1,501 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.6k
2022 Value
0.617%
1 Year growth
± 0.617%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI grew at a rate of 0.617%, from 62.3k employees to 62.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI, are Construction (4,677 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,385 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,139 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI, though some of these residents may live in Sauk & Columbia 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

$53,214
Median earning men ± $1,181
$39,292
Median earning women ± $1,379

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,375), Public Administration ($71,328), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,477).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,866), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,469), and Wholesale Trade ($51,406).

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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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI awarded 36 degrees. The student population of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 7 male students and 58 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are White (29 and 80.6%), followed by Black or African American (3 and 8.33%), Hispanic or Latino (3 and 8.33%), and Unknown (1 and 2.78%).

The largest universities in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI by number of degrees awarded are Panache Academy of Beauty (36 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI are General Cosmetology (14 and 38.9%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (11 and 30.6%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (6 and 16.7%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.479% 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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32k), Some college (23.2k), and Bachelors Degree (16.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was $235,100 in 2022, which is 0.834 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $204,600 to $235,100, a 14.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI is $75,664. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sauk & Columbia 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

$235,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,197
$38,240
Median Property Taxes
±$962

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.4% of the housing units in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sauk & Columbia 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Sauk & Columbia Counties 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.
$75,664
Median Household Income
± $1,749
51.4k
Number of Households
± 1,314

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.4k households in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI grew to $75,664 from the previous year's value of $70,313.

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Wage Distribution

0.397
2022 Wage GINI in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI
0.41
2021 Wage GINI in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI

In 2022, the income inequality in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was 0.397 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.2% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.54%)
  3. Carpooled (8.42%)

In 2022, 78.7% of workers in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.54%) and those who carpooled to work (8.42%).

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Sauk & Columbia 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 Sauk & Columbia 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 Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI (9.84k out of 121k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, 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

94.1% of the population of Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 11.3% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 1.8% 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 23.1% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.89%
Uninsured
54.5%
Employer Coverage
11.3%
Medicaid
13.6%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
1.8%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sauk & Columbia Counties PUMA, WI grew by 1.79% from 5.79% to 5.89%.

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