Significant Markers for Social Impact

Lower Poverty

Between 2000 and 2016, the share of the Winnebago Reservation living in poverty sank by 6% but actually expanded in surrounding states.*

Increased Enrollment

From 2002 to 2016, enrollment at the Winnebago Public School District increased 42.9%.

Graduation Rate

High school graduation rates averaged 9.9 percentage points higher from 2012 to 2017 (80.2%)
versus 2011 (70.3%).

College Grads

The number of adults age 25 or older with a bachelor’s degree or higher increased 69.8% since 2011.


Ho-Chunk, Inc. has invested millions of dollars in a brand new community on the Winnebago Reservation, Ho-Chunk Village. This mixed use development features several new quality built homes and multi-family housing in addition to retail and commercial developments. The company has also heavily contributed to youth, education and seniors programs to aid in creating a more vibrant community.


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*”The Economic Contributions of Ho-Chunk to the Winnebago Reservation, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and the U.S.” Ernest Goss, Ph.D., Goss & Associates, August 25, 2015.