Ashland County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Ashland County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 15,500 with a growth rate of -0.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ashland County, Wisconsin is the 61st largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,7792791.80%
201715,500-134-0.86%
201615,634-171-1.08%
201515,805-185-1.16%
201415,990230.14%
201315,9671270.80%
201215,840-185-1.15%
201116,025-118-0.73%
201016,143-164-1.01%
199016,307-476-2.84%
198016,783400.24%
197016,743-632-3.64%
196017,375-2,086-10.72%
195019,461-2,340-10.73%
194021,8017473.55%
193021,054-3,484-14.20%
192024,5382,57311.71%
191021,9651,7898.87%
190020,1761130.56%
189020,06318,5041186.91%
18801,5591,338605.43%
1870221-294-57.09%
18605150.00%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,295
American Indian and Alaska Native1,782
Two or More Races501
Black or African American69
Asian67
Some Other Race65

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Ashland County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600700 Male Population100200300400500600700 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ashland County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.7


Total

40.2


Male

43.1


Female

Ashland County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,233 adults, (2,784 of whom are seniors) in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,825

49.59%

Male

7,954

50.41%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Ashland County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Ashland County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All68.5%31.5%
Male66.8%33.2%
Female53.7%46.3%
Non Family51.4%48.6%

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5042.3368.5
Married2,8733.0987.5
Non Family2,6241.2351.4
Female6183.153.7
Male3892.9966.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households

Ashland County, Wisconsin Education

Ashland County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1821.71%
9th to 12th Grade6956.51%
High School Graduate3,77235.35%
Some College2,34221.95%
Associates Degree1,36312.77%
Bachelors Degree1,43013.40%
Graduate Degree8878.31%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2578,6412,085
Native American977797134
Multiple Races24924377
Hispanic17211523
Other Race50345
Asian40252
Black11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 97.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.92%.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,623$35,400$25,223
Less Than High School$22,781$23,281$22,143
High School Grad$24,569$32,411$17,817
Some College$29,702$34,446$24,227
Bachelors Degree$37,596$45,089$35,160
Graduate Degree$52,472$60,694$51,307

$30,623

Average Earnings

$35,400

Average Male

$25,223

Average Female

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language

96.92% of Ashland County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 1.28% of the population.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5031,47811.82%
Native1,75549828.38%
Hispanic40611829.06%
Multiple4796914.41%
Black604676.67%
Other634165.08%
Asian671014.93%

14.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is Black, with 76.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is White, with 11.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.66%.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.44%
High School13.51%
Some College10.89%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.02%
Male Unemployed35.99%
Female Employed11.21%
Male Employed4.64%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,505$54,238
Families$55,528$68,659
Married Families$63,605$
Non Families$23,940$31,263

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,191

Number of Veterans

1,130

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam482
First Gulf War142
Second Gulf War125
Korea114
World War II52

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+336
65 to 74335
55 to 64243
35 to 54215
18 to 3462

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0449.90%
Indian1169.62%
Asian1625.81%
2 or More154.44%
Hispanic52.39%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ashland County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ashland 82167957-259-3.15%
Mellen731696-35-4.79%
Butternut375361-14-3.73%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990