Washington County Data Profile

Population/Demographics
Population (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Washington County 117,493 131,887 132,739
         
Municipalities (ranked by population)



West Bend, city 28,152 31,078 31,550
Germantown, village 18,260 19,749 19,788
Hartford, city 10,905 14,223 14,251
Richfield, village
 N.A.  11,300 11,382  
Jackson, village  4,938 6,753 6,740  
Slinger, village  3,901 5,068 5,141  
Kewaskum, village  3,274 4,004 4,055  
Newburg, village  1,119 1,254 1,245  
         
Population/Demographic Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013 % dist (13)
Population by age:



Total 117,493 131,887 132,739 100.0
14 & under 25,881 26,694 25,270 19.0
15 to 24 13,880 14,410 15,011 11.3
25 to 34 15,425 14,751 14,362 10.8
35 to 44 21,639 18,562 16,876 12.7
45 to 54 17,021 22,805 22,523 17.0
55 to 64 10,435 16,862 18,592 14.0
65 + 13,212 17,803 20,105 15.1
Median age 36.6 42.3 42.9





Population by sex:



Male 58,608 65,393 65,925 49.7
Female 58,885 66,494 66,814 50.3





Population by race:



White 115,390 127,518 127,789 96.3
Black/African American
474 1,182 1,376 1.0
American Indian 300 438 509 0.4
Asian 693 1,444 1,557 1.2
Native Hawaiian 35 36 52 0.0
Two or more 601 1,269 1,456 1.1





Hispanic/Latino (2) 1,529 3,385 3,847 2.9





Housing/Household Characteristics (1,6)
2000 2010 2013
Households 43,842 51,605 N.A.
Persons per household 2.65 2.53 N.A.





Housing Occupancy



All housing units 45,808 54,695 55,131
Occupied housing units 43,842 51,605 N.A.
Vacant housing units 1,966 3,090 N.A.





Housing Tenure



Occupied housing units 43,842 51,605 N.A.
Owner-occupied housing units 33,317 40,464 N.A.
Renter-occupied housing units 10,525 11,141 N.A.


Labor Force
Labor Market (3)
Labor Force Employment Unemployed % unemployed
2003 70,730 67,015 3,715 5.3
2004 71,212 68,004 3,208 4.5
2005 72,329 69,277 3,052 4.2
2006
 74,373 71,313
3,060
 4.1
2007  74,072 70,958  3,114  4.2
2008
74,457  71,251  3,206  4.3
2009
75,256 68,600 6,656  8.8
2010
74,551 68,561 5,990 8.0
2011 74,529 69,306 5,223  7.0
2012 74,004 69,226 4,778 6.5
2013 74,108 69,606 4,502 6.1
         
Payroll Employment by Industry (4)
2000 2010 2013 % dist. (13)
Total 48,022 48,640 52,088 100.0





Goods Producing 19,365 14,186 16,164 31.0
Natural resource & mining 285 368 435 0.8
Construction 2,737 1,978 1,999 3.8
Manufacturing 16,344 11,840 13,730 26.4





Service providing 28,657 34,454 35,924 69.6
Trade, transportation & utilities 8,968 11,123 11,657 22.4
   Wholesale trade 1,863 2,704 2,802 5.4
   Retail trade 5,425 6,533 6,890 13.2
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
1,680 1,886 1,965 3.8
Information 398 655 606 1.2
Financial activities 2,023 2,297 2,326 4.5
Finance & insurance 1,681 2,043 2,053 3.9
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
341 254 273 0.5
Professional & business services 2,310 2,857 3,399 6.5
   Professional &
   technical services
917 983 1,095 2.1
   Management of
   companies
59 196 205 0.4
   Administrative &
   waste services
1,335 1,678 2,100 4.0
Educational & health services 3,850 5,510 5,963 11.4
   Educational services 96 128 127 0.2
   Health care & social
   assistance
3,753 5,382 5,837 11.2
Leisure & hospitality 4,312 4,977 5,071 9.7
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
726 807 837 1.6
   Accommodation &
   food services
3,586 4,171 4,234 8.1
Other services, excluding public 1,729 1,713 1,803 3.5
Government 5,067 5,319 5,098 9.8





Employment by Occupation (5)
2009-2013 % dist.

Employed population 16 years and over 70,631 100.0

Management occupations 7,350 10.4

Business & financial operations occupations 3,988 5.6

Computer & mathematical occupations 1,628 2.3

Architecture & engineering occupations 1,816 2.6

Life, physical & social science occupations 228 0.3

Community & social services occupations 906 1.3

Legal occupations 401 0.6

Education, training & library occupations 3,604 5.1

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occ. 758 1.1

Healthcare Practitioner & technical occupations 4,068 5.8

Healthcare support occupations 1,719 2.4

Protective service occupations 875 1.2

Food preparation & serving related occupations 2,748 3.9

Building & grounds cleaning & maintenance occ. 1,951 2.8

Personal care & service occupations 2,334 3.3

Sales & related occupations 7,625 10.8

Office & administrative support occupations 9,913 14.0

Farming, fishing & forestry occupations 517 0.7

Construction & extractive occupations 3,145 4.5

Installation, maintenance & repair occupations 2,755 3.9

Production occupations 8,033 11.4

Transportation & material moving occupations 4,269 6.0






Worker Earnings by Industry - 2013 (4)
Employment Wages
(000)
Annual
average
earnings
Average
weekly
earnings
Total 52,088 $2,088,671 $40,099 $771





Goods Producing 16,164 804,084 49,744 957
Natural resource & mining 435 13,235 30,432 585
Construction 1,999 87,951 43,992 846
Manufacturing 13,730 702,898 51,194 984





Service providing 35,924 1,284,587 35,758 688
Trade, transportation & utilities 11,657 391,138 33,554 645
   Wholesale trade 2,802 160,041 57,117 1,098
   Retail trade 6,890 152,122 22,080 425
   Transp., warehousing
   & utilities
1,965 78,975 40,191 773
Information 606 32,492 53,595 1,031
Financial activities 2,326 150,763 64,805 1,246
   Finance & insurance 2,053 143,414 69,850 1,343
   Real estate, rental &
   leasing
273 7,349 26,896 517
Professional & business services 3,399 143,935 42,345 814
   Professional &
   technical services
1,095 56,740 51,833 997
   Management of
   companies
205 13,367 65,338 1,256
   Administrative &
   waste services
2,100 73,829 35,159 676
Educational & health services 5,963 258,305 43,316 833
   Educational services 127 2,413 19,048 366
   Health care & social
   assistance
5,837 255,893 43,842 843
Leisure & hospitality 5,071 62,215 12,270 236
   Arts, entertainment &
   recreation
837 11,673 13,949 268
   Accommodation &
   food services
4,234 50,542 11,938 230
Other services, excluding public 1,803 40,397 22,408 431
Government 5,098 205,341 40,279 775


Education
Educational Attainment (6)
2009-2013 % dist.



Population 25 years & over 91,412 100.0


Less than 9th grade 2,230 2.4


9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,635 5.1


High school graduate (incl. equivalency) 28,735 31.4


Some college, no degree 20,774 22.7


Associates degree 9,830 10.8


Bachelor's degree 17,441 19.1


Graduate or professional degree 7,767 8.5








% high school graduate or higher 92.5



% bachelor's degree or higher 27.6









Primary & Secondary Education (7)
Private Public Total

Enrollment (13-14) 3,265 20,111 23,376

High School Graduates (12-13) 149 1,608 1,757







Public School Districts with High Schools (8)





District (grade span) Enrollment 13/14
Student teacher ratio 13/14 Current expenditure per student 12/13 Graduates 12/13 ACT composite score
13/14
Germantown (PK-12) 3,933 13.9 $9,979 373 23.2
Hartford UHS (9-12) 1,443 15.1 11,889 324 23.1
Kewaskum (PK-12) 1,856 13.3 9,889 157 22.0
Slinger (PK-12) 3,085 16.0 9,930 212 23.6
West Bend (PK-12) 7,008 15.4 9,418 542 21.3


Economy/Income
Personal Income (9)
Total (000) Per Capita  
2003 $4,384,235 $35,894  
2004 4,634,291 37,350  
2005
4,875,815 38,762  
2006
5,196,162 40,760  
2007 5,483,895 42,444  
2008
5,711,658 43,669  
2009
5,566,289 42,304  
2010
5,644,162
42,790
 
2011
6,018,266
45,539
 
2012
6,330,014
47,755
 
2013 6,495,547
48,935
 



 
Private Nonfarm Establishments (10)
2000 2010  2012
Total 3,104 3,142 3,161



 
Goods Producing 882 799  769
Natural resource & mining 10 8  9
Construction 550 478  442
Manufacturing 322 313  318



 
Service providing 2,222 2,343  2,392
Trade, transportation & utilities 712 672  702
   Wholesale trade 184 180  198
   Retail trade 389 362  370
   Transp., warehousing & utilities 139 130  134
Information 32 35  34
Financial activities 250 274  281
   Finance & insurance 182 201  206
   Real estate, rental & leasing 68 73  75
Professional & business services 370 426  415
   Professional & technical services 201 224  220
   Management of companies 10 16  17
   Administrative & waste services 159 186  178
Educational & health services 228 289  296
   Educational services 21 27  31
   Health care & social assistance 207 262  265
Leisure & hospitality 264 307  314
   Arts, entertainment & recreation 53 68  63
   Accommodation & food services 211 239  251
Other services, excluding public 335 337  348
Unclassified & auxiliary 31 3  2



 
Private establishments 1,000+ employees 2 0  1



 
Selected Economic Statistics

 
Median household income (2013) ($) (11)
66,391
 
% of population in poverty (2013) (11)
7.5%
 



 
Manufacturing shipments (2007) ($000) (12)
3,393,434
 
Wholesalers, merchant, sales (2007) ($000) (12)
2,800,492
 
Retail sales (2007) ($000) 1,759,993
 
Retail sales per capita (2007) ($) (12)
13,729
 


Major Private Sector Employers (13)
Company Product or service Employment range
Quad/Graphics Inc.
Commercial printing
 500-999
West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. Property & casualty insurers 500-999
Signicast Corp.
Steel investment foundry
500-999
Broan-Nutone LLC Household fans 500-999
St. Joseph's Community Hospital
Health care services
 500-999
West Bend Clinic
Medical clinic
500-999
Tecstar Manufacturing
Plastic products
 250-499
Serigraph Inc. Commercial printing 250-499
Aurora Medical Center
Health care services
250-499
J.W. Speaker Corp.
Motor vehicle electrical equipment
 250-499
Notes & Sources
(1) U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php
(2) Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any race
(3) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS), www.bls.gov/lau/home.htm
(4) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW), www.bls.gov/cew/home.htm
(5) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics (OES), www.bls.gov/oes/home.htm
(6) U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 & 2000 Decennial Census, factfinder.census.gov
(7) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, dpi.wi.gov/sig/dm-demographics.html
(8) Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, data.dpi.state.wi.us/data/selschool.asp
(9) U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accounts, www.bea.gov/bea/regional/reis
(10) U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns, www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/view/cbpview.html
(11) U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, www.census.gov/acs/www/
(12) U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Economic Census, www.census.gov/econ/census07
(13) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/largest_employers