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Ho-Chunk, Inc. has created a new economy for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Since its inception, from an original Tribal investment of $9 million, the company has generated almost $75 million return on investment or 43.9%. The S & P Index Annual ROI stands at 11% for the same time period.

Between 2000 and 2014 Ho-Chunk, Inc. has contributed more than $53 million to the Winnebago community. These contributions had a $100.7 million impact on the Reservation.*

Other financial impact from Ho-Chunk, Inc. on the Reservation includes the following positive indicators:

  • Generated almost $5.4 million of retail construction
  • Contributed more than $2.7 million to Ho-Chunk Village
  • Median household income rose by 61.0% between 2000 and 2013
  • Home ownership rates climbed by 4.6%, more than double the region
  • Overall spending generated $23.3 million in sales or output
  • More than $8.1 million in wages and salaries
*“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 2015.

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