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Shawano County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2016: 41,555 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 40,664 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,254
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,745
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,362
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,020 (it was 3,453 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 893 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shawano County: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (32.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Shawano County, Wisconsin:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (7.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years
Males: 20,788  (50.0%)
Females: 20,767  (50.0%)
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Shawano County,WI real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Shawano County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,738 ($38,069 in 1999)

This county:

$50,738
Wisconsin:

$56,811

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $508 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $622)
This county:

$508
State:

$684


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $137,419 (it was $86,000 in 2000)
Shawano:

$137,419
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $90,690 - $209,143

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $174,565
Here:

$174,565
State:

$219,030

Townhouses or other attached units: $147,847
Here:

$147,847
State:

$183,917

In 2-unit structures: $159,797
Here:

$159,797
State:

$162,149

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,725
Here:

$103,725
State:

$157,587

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,875
Here:

$203,875
State:

$204,898

Mobile homes: $66,319
Here:

$66,319
State:

$50,465
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,125
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 670

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 134
  • Thefts: 262
  • Auto thefts: 28

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 131
  • Thefts: 307
  • Auto thefts: 19
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2009: 43 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2012: 48 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2014: 44 buildings, average cost: $152,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,286 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,313 (1.8%)

Shawano County household income distribution in 2009 Shawano County home values distribution Shawano County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Shawano County:

10.5%
Wisconsin:

11.8%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.4% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.6% for American Indian residents, 63.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.0 years old
(Males: 44.4 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 55.2 years old, American Indian residents: 29.5 years old, Asian residents: 28.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.4 years old, Other race residents: 54.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Shawano County is $408 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Shawano, Wescott, Belle Plaine, Angelica, Bonduel, Wittenberg, Lessor, Maple Grove, Green Valley, Red Springs.

Shawano County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Essex County, Vermont , Clinton County, New York , Haakon County, South Dakota , Hamlin County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,189
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 568 (39.5% naturalized citizens)

Shawano County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 58
  • 2000 to 2009: 223
  • 1990 to 1999: 98
  • 1980 to 1989: 51
  • 1970 to 1979: 26
  • Before 1970: 130
Note: State values scaled to Shawano County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.2%

Shawano County marital status for males Shawano County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,468
  • One, attached: 331
  • Two: 692
  • 3 or 4: 317
  • 5 to 9: 767
  • 10 to 19: 540
  • 20 to 49: 211
  • 50 or more: 74
  • Mobile homes: 1,384

Housing units in Shawano County with a mortgage: 7,164 (226 second mortgage, 918 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,769

Here:

58.3% with mortgage
State:

64.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Shawano County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,35743
Catholic6,93012
Mainline Protestant4,99523
Other5273
None18,140-
Shawano County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Shawano County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Shawano County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Shawano County:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Shawano County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Shawano County:

Average size of farms: 185 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,816
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $79.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $72,829
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.68%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $71,699
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.90
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.04%
Corn for grain: 40937 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3069 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12818 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,086 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 32 acres

Earthquake activity:

Shawano County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 230.4 miles away from Shawano County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 441.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 369.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 479.3 miles away from Shawano County center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 215.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: September 02, 2002 to September 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1432: September 10, 2002, FEMA Id: 1432, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 1993 to August 25, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-994: July 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 994, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Shawano County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (46%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (7%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (5%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Shawano County (%):

  • German (50%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • French Canadian (1%)

Shawano County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,506 (76.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,514 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 68 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 49 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 629 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,375 (9.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Shawano County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 431 people in nursing homes
  • 249 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 97 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Shawano County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 391 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 196 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 77 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 44 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 14 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,723.

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($27,229 average AGI)
0.75% relocated from other states ($5,718 average AGI)
Shawano County:

0.75%
Wisconsin average:

1.76%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Brown County, WI  0.78% ($36,453 average AGI)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.42% ($27,838)
from Marathon County, WI  0.40% ($30,258)
from Outagamie County, WI  0.36% ($34,593)
from Menominee County, WI  0.24% ($19,974)
from Oconto County, WI  0.24% ($25,667)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.20% ($43,364)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.22% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($24,028 average AGI)
0.96% relocated to other states ($6,746 average AGI)
Shawano County:

0.96%
Wisconsin average:

2.00%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Brown County, WI  1.01% ($30,251 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.53% ($25,159)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.42% ($25,652)
to Outagamie County, WI  0.38% ($47,778)
to Oconto County, WI  0.25% ($28,071)
to Menominee County, WI  0.23% ($24,711)
to Winnebago County, WI  0.21% ($25,857)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Shawano County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Shawano County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Shawano County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shawano County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Shawano County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,806 (6,886 aged, 920 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 698 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Shawano County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (958)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (401)
  • Unspecified dementia (384)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (309)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (281)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (246)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (195)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (176)
  • Congestive heart failure (145)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (143)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,616
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 95
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,459

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,178
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,004
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 34
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 56

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 157.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 91.0
  • Other - 66.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,555
  • In family households: 33,516 (6,391 male householders, 4,684 female householders)
    8,963 spouses, 10,952 children (10,395 natural, 123 adopted, 427 stepchildren), 694 grandchildren, 272 brothers or sisters, 296 parents, 278 other relatives, 939 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,349 (3,000 male householders (2,371 living alone)), 2,936 female householders (2,611 living alone)), 1,409 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 666

Size of family households: 6,206 2-persons, 2,120 3-persons, 1,542 4-persons, 774 5-persons, 321 6-persons, 173 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,981 1-person, 722 2-persons, 111 3-persons, 99 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

5,654 married couples with children.
2,228 single-parent households (739 men, 1,489 women).

96.7% of residents of Shawano speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $198,537,000 ($4,818 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,275,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $97,852,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,091,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,574,000
Federal grants: $47,794,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,843,000 ($99,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,383,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,576,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,698,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,869,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,413
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,341
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +71
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +575
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Shawano County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 93
  • 2010 to 2013: 343
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,097
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,808
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,926
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,152
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,664
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,599
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,346
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,708
Note: State values scaled to Shawano population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Shawano County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shawano County population
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 30
  • 3 rooms: 300
  • 4 rooms: 1,221
  • 5 rooms: 2,916
  • 6 rooms: 2,580
  • 7 rooms: 2,284
  • 8 rooms: 1,370
  • 9+ rooms: 2,145
  • 1 room: 68
  • 2 rooms: 264
  • 3 rooms: 841
  • 4 rooms: 1,161
  • 5 rooms: 784
  • 6 rooms: 469
  • 7 rooms: 257
  • 8 rooms: 123
  • 9+ rooms: 176
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Shawano County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shawano County population
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 272
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,577
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,804
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,397
  • 5+ bedrooms: 808
  • no bedroom: 67
  • 1 bedroom: 899
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,839
  • 3 bedrooms: 888
  • 4 bedrooms: 368
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
Cars and other vehicles available in Shawano County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Shawano County population
  • no vehicle: 323
  • 1 vehicle: 2,904
  • 2 vehicles: 5,682
  • 3 vehicles: 2,692
  • 4 vehicles: 852
  • 5+ vehicles: 452
  • no vehicle: 454
  • 1 vehicle: 1,949
  • 2 vehicles: 1,412
  • 3 vehicles: 298
  • 4 vehicles: 41
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

88% of Shawano County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Wisconsin.

Shawano County:

87.9%
State average:

85.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 35,721
  • Other state: 4,991
  • Northeast: 464
  • Midwest: 3,135
  • South: 731
  • West: 665

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shawano County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28.1%)
  • Wood (16.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.6%)
  • Electricity (3.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Utility gas (49.1%)
  • Electricity (24.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.8%)
  • Wood (3.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.0%)
  • No fuel used (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 549
Here:

13.4%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 95
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 171
Here:

12.9%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Shawano County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,815,000
    Parks & Recreation: $330,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Corrections - Other: $30,000
    Welfare - Other: $22,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
    General: $3,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare - Other: $8,737,000
    Regular Highways: $7,434,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,736,000
    Police Protection: $3,778,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,061,000
    General - Other: $1,684,000
    Financial Administration: $1,083,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,036,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $797,000
    Central Staff Services: $601,000
    Parks & Recreation: $580,000
    Libraries: $576,000
    General Public Buildings: $396,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $341,000
    Solid Waste Management: $105,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $555,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $380,000
    Central Staff: $86,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,461,000

Shawano County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $6,212,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $85,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,816,000
    All Other: $1,706,000
    Health & Hospitals: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,172,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,013,000
    Rents: $57,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,594,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,976,000
    General Support: $2,699,000
    Highways: $2,362,000
    All Other: $1,118,000
    Education: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,456,000
    Total General Sales: $1,974,000
    NEC: $210,000

Shawano County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,303,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,316,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,090,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $529,000

Shawano County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,100,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,173,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,403,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 577
  • Number of aged recipients: 74
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 503
  • Number of recipients under 18: 86
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 365
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 126
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 251
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 216
Shawano County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Shawano County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Shawano County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34675.9 years
William32777.2 years
Robert23274.8 years
Mary18381.8 years
George17878.1 years
Walter17379.2 years
Edward16177.7 years
Frank16078.8 years
Henry15578.8 years
Arthur15478.3 years
Most common last names in Shawano County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller10576.3 years
Schmidt10480.2 years
Johnson9878.6 years
Krueger8979.7 years
Schultz7880.0 years
Hoffman6479.5 years
Peterson6479.7 years
Krause5678.1 years
Schroeder5276.5 years
Olson5177.0 years
Businesses in Shawano County, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy3
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Burger King2Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1Nike2
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
FedEx3Sears1
Ford1Subway4
GNC1Super 81
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS5
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1