Stevens Point, WI

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Population

26,526

0.704% decline

Median Age

26.8


Median Household Income

$44,333

5.7% growth

Poverty Rate

23.1%


Number of Employees

14,801

1.66% growth

Median Property Value

$129,200

4.7% growth

About

In 2017, Stevens Point, WI had a population of 26.5k people with a median age of 26.8 and a median household income of $44,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Stevens Point, WI declined from 26,714 to 26,526, a -0.704% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,944 to $44,333, a 5.7% increase.

The population of Stevens Point, WI is 88% White Alone, 4.4% Asian Alone, and 4.03% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Stevens Point, WI speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stevens Point, WI are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2,345 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Stevens Point, WI is $129,200, and the homeownership rate is 49.1%. Most people in Stevens Point, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Stevens Point, WI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Stevens Point, WI employs 14.8k people. The largest industries in Stevens Point, WI are Educational Services (2,554 people), Retail Trade (2,075 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,813 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($106,458), Information ($42,107), and Finance & Insurance ($41,863).

Median household income in Stevens Point, WI is $44,333. Males in Stevens Point, WI have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,291. The income inequality in Stevens Point, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,333

2017 value

± $2,677

5.7%

1 Year Growth

± 8.81%

Households in Stevens Point, WI have a median annual income of $44,333, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,944 in 2016, which represents a 5.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,348

Average Male Salary

± $1,322

$46,291

Average Female Salary

± $998

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $51,905 ± $6,236

  2. White

    $46,737 ± $788

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,959 ± $36,574

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stevens Point, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.212% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Wisconsin was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9607.02

  2. Census Tract 9602

  3. Census Tract 9605

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Stevens Point, WI was Census Tract 9607.02 with a value of $69,615, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9605, with respective values of $63,377 and $62,969.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stevens Point, WI (5.4k out of 23.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,781 ± 447

  2. Asian

    281 ± 129

  3. Hispanic

    216 ± 113

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stevens Point, WI is White, followed by Asian 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

14.8k

2017 Value

± 760

1.66%

1 Year growth

± 7.03%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Stevens Point, WI grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 14.6k employees to 14.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stevens Point, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,255 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,387 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stevens Point, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Stevens Point, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,255 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,450 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,387 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stevens Point, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.67 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Stevens Point, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($92,969), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($58,523), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($52,536).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.8k

2017 Value

± 760

1.66%

1 Year growth

± 7.03%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Stevens Point, WI grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 14.6k employees to 14.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stevens Point, WI, are Educational Services (2,554 people), Retail Trade (2,075 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,813 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stevens Point, WI, though some of these residents may live in Stevens Point, WI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Stevens Point, WI, by number of employees, are Educational Services (2,554 people), Retail Trade (2,075 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,813 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Stevens Point, WI has an unusually high number of Educational Services (1.86 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (1.81 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Stevens Point, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($106,458), Information ($42,107), and Finance & Insurance ($41,863).

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Domestic Trade

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. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Machinery ($26B).

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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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

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. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

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

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Health

94.1% of the population of Stevens Point, WI has health coverage, with 58% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 8.9% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 1.04% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Stevens Point, WI see 1247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1516 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,247 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1,240 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.88%

Uninsured

58%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

8.9%

Medicare

14.7%

Non-Group

1.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stevens Point, WI declined by 0.35% from 5.9% to 5.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Stevens Point, WI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Stevens Point, WI is home to a population of 26.5k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Stevens Point, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.03k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Stevens Point, WI is composed of 23.3k White Alone residents (88%), 1.17k Asian Alone residents (4.4%), 1.07k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.03%), 405 Two or More Races residents (1.53%), 342 Black or African American Alone residents (1.29%), 188 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.709%), 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0226%), and 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0226%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Stevens Point, WI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Stevens Point, WI was 26.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Stevens Point, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Stevens Point, WI residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.03k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Stevens Point, WI residents (1.03k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Stevens Point, WI was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    89,715 ± 7,296 people

  2. India

    23,224 ± 3,734 people

  3. Laos

    17,104 ± 3,206 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 89,715 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,224 and Laos with 17,104.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Stevens Point, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Stevens Point, WI was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.3k ± 412

  2. Asian Alone

    1.17k ± 308

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.07k ± 256

In 2017, there were 20 times more White Alone residents (23.3k people) in Stevens Point, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.17k Asian Alone and 1.07k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Stevens Point, WI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Stevens Point, WI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Stevens Point, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Stevens Point, WI are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    433 ± 153

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    148 ± 77

  3. Korea

    107 ± 52

Stevens Point, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Stevens Point, WI awarded 2,345 degrees. The student population of Stevens Point, WI is skewed towards women, with 4,003 male students and 4,624 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stevens Point, WI are White (2,139 and 92.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (60 and 2.59%), Asian (43 and 1.86%), and Two or More Races (38 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Stevens Point, WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (2,345 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Stevens Point, WI are General Business Administration & Management (228 and 9.72%), General Biological Sciences (167 and 7.12%), and General Communication (119 and 5.07%).

The median tuition costs in Stevens Point, WI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,698 and $14,965 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 115 degrees awarded

  2. 228 degrees awarded

  3. 167 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Stevens Point, WI was General Psychology with 115 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Stevens Point, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,345 degrees awarded

$6,698

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Stevens Point, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with 2,345 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,055

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,290

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,055 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stevens Point, WI, which is 0.818 times less than the 1,290 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,139 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    60 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    43 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Stevens Point, WI were to White students. These 2,139 degrees mean that there were 35.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 60 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stevens Point, WI was $129,200 in 2017, which is 0.594 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $123,400 to $129,200, a 4.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Stevens Point, WI is 49.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Stevens Point, WI have an average commute time of 15.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Stevens Point, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,333

Median Household Income

± $2,677

10.4k

Number of Households

± 622

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Stevens Point, WI grew to $44,333 from the previous year's value of $41,944.

The following chart displays the households in Stevens Point, 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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Housing

Property Value

$129,200

2017 Median

± $5,411

$123,400

2016 Median

± $5,215

In 2017, the median property value in Stevens Point, WI grew to to $129,200 from the previous year's value of $123,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Stevens Point, WI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stevens Point, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Stevens Point, WI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Stevens Point, WI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

49.1%

2017 Homeownership

48.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.1% of the housing units in Stevens Point, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 48.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Stevens Point, WI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Stevens Point, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stevens Point, WI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stevens Point, WI have a shorter commute time (15.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.04% of the workforce in Stevens Point, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.6%

  2. Walked

    14%

  3. Carpooled

    6.94%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Stevens Point, WI was Drove Alone (71.6%), followed by those who Walked (14%) and those who Carpooled (6.94%).

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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