Stevens Point, WI

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2022 Population
25,549
0.788% 1-year decline
US Senator
Ron Johnson
Republican Party
US Senator
Tammy Baldwin
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
28.4
3.27% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.4%
8.57% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,611
7.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$176,400
13.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
14,970
2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Stevens Point, WI had a population of 25.5k people with a median age of 28.4 and a median household income of $53,611. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Stevens Point, WI declined from 25,752 to 25,549, a −0.788% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,712 to $53,611, a 7.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stevens Point, WI are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.64%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.45%).

None of the households in Stevens Point, 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.

97.6% of the residents in Stevens Point, WI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stevens Point, WI are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1,894 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Stevens Point, WI was $176,400, and the homeownership rate was 51.9%.

Most people in Stevens Point, WI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Stevens Point, WI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Stevens Point, WI is home to a population of 25.5k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.42% of Stevens Point, WI residents were born outside of the country (1.13k people).

In 2022, there were 26.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.4k people) in Stevens Point, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 846 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 743 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.6%
2022 Citizenship
96.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.6% of Stevens Point, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Stevens Point, WI was 96.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Stevens Point, WI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.4k ± 428
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    846 ± 284
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    743 ± 197
3.81%
Hispanic Population
974 people

In 2022, there were 26.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.4k people) in Stevens Point, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 846 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 743 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.81% of the people in Stevens Point, WI are hispanic (974 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    84,791 ± 7,097 people
  2. India
    23,051 ± 3,720 people
  3. China
    15,381 ± 3,041 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 84,791 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 23,051 and China with 15,381.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.42%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.13k people
5.56%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.43k people

As of 2022, 4.42% of Stevens Point, WI residents (1.13k 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 Stevens Point, WI was 5.56%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    367 ± 134
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    325 ± 129
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    232 ± 108

Stevens Point, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Stevens Point, WI employs 15k people. The largest industries in Stevens Point, WI are Manufacturing (2,391 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,844 people), and Educational Services (1,772 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,679), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,479), and Transportation & Warehousing ($60,399).

Males in Wisconsin have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,062. The income inequality in Wisconsin (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

15k
2022 Value
± 876
2%
1 Year growth
± 8.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stevens Point, WI grew at a rate of 2%, from 14.7k employees to 15k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stevens Point, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,791 people), Production Occupations (1,326 people), and Management Occupations (1,214 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stevens Point, WI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15k
2022 Value
± 876
2%
1 Year growth
± 8.07%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stevens Point, WI grew at a rate of 2%, from 14.7k employees to 15k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stevens Point, WI, are Manufacturing (2,391 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,844 people), and Educational Services (1,772 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,648
Median earning men ± $4,969
$27,885
Median earning women ± $2,162

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($63,477), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,463), and Public Administration ($61,389).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($67,775), Public Administration ($44,243), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,987).

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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%.

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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.

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

In 2022, universities in Stevens Point, WI awarded 1,894 degrees. The student population of Stevens Point, WI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,315 male students and 4,649 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stevens Point, WI are White (1,685 and 90.2%), followed by Asian (58 and 3.1%), Hispanic or Latino (43 and 2.3%), and Two or More Races (40 and 2.14%).

The largest universities in Stevens Point, WI by number of degrees awarded are University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (1,894 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Stevens Point, WI are General Business Administration & Management (147 and 7.76%), Elementary Education & Teaching (89 and 4.7%), and General Biological Sciences (86 and 4.54%).

The median tuition cost in Stevens Point, WI for a public four year colleges is $6,698 for in-state students and $15,402 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Stevens Point, WI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 89.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,964 (41.6% men and 58.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,964 students enrolled in Stevens Point, WI, 41.6% men and 58.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,851 records, of which 58.6% were women and 41.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Stevens Point, WI was General Business Administration & Management with 96 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,894 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with 1,894 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 733 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stevens Point, WI, which is 0.631 times less than the 1,161 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,685 degrees mean that there were 29.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 58 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,698) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,678) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Stevens Point, WI was $176,400 in 2022, which is 0.626 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $155,600 to $176,400, a 13.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Stevens Point, WI is 51.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Stevens Point, WI have an average commute time of 16.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Stevens Point, WI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Stevens Point, WI is $53,611. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Stevens Point, WI was Census Tract 9605 with a value of $97,903, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9607.02, with respective values of $85,469 and $76,343.

Property

$176,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,359
$5,627
Median Property Taxes
±$469

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Rent vs Own

51.9%
Homeownership
2022
59.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.9% of the housing units in Stevens Point, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9605
  2. Census Tract 9602
  3. Census Tract 9607.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Stevens Point, WI was Census Tract 9605 with a value of $97,903, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9607.02, with respective values of $85,469 and $76,343.

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Household Income

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$53,611
Median Household Income
± $5,505
10.8k
Number of Households
± 735

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Stevens Point, WI grew to $53,611 from the previous year's value of $49,712.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stevens Point, 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 (69.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.5%)
  3. Carpooled (9.66%)

In 2022, 69.1% of workers in Stevens Point, WI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.5%) and those who carpooled to work (9.66%).

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Commute Time

16.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stevens Point, WI have a shorter commute time (16.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.85% of the workforce in Stevens Point, WI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stevens Point, WI (3.74k out of 22.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Stevens Point, WI is White, followed by Two Or More and Other.

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

93.8% of the population of Stevens Point, WI has health coverage, with 58.1% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 9.73% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Portage County, WI see 2283 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.98% increase from the previous year (2217 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1421 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 789 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,283 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Portage County, WI

Primary care physicians in Portage County, WI see an average of 2,283 patients per year. This represents a 2.98% increase from the previous year (2,217 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Portage 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 18.7% under 18 years, 40.2% between 18 and 34 years, 28.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.25%
Uninsured
58.1%
Employer Coverage
11.8%
Medicaid
9.73%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stevens Point, WI grew by 11.4% from 5.61% to 6.25%.

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