Key Contact for Wisconsin
Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Nonmetro Population
Wisconsin Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Wisconsin
5.9% of Wisconsin residents lack health insurance (Kaiser, 2021). According to the USDA Economic Research Service, the average per capita income for Wisconsinites in 2020 was $55,593, with the rural per capita income at $49,842. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Wisconsin is 9.5%, compared with 10.2% in urban areas of the state. 7.9% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 6.8% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Wisconsin is at 3.9%, while in urban Wisconsin it is at 3.8% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Wisconsin in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2022