Ashland County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Ashland County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 15,500 with a growth rate of -2.74% 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
201715,500-436-2.74%
201615,9363021.93%
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
White13,533
American Indian and Alaska Native1,727
Two or More Races484
Asian89
Black or African American74
Some Other Race29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ashland County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ashland County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.6


Total

40.4


Male

42.7


Female

Ashland County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,319 adults, (2,789 of which are seniors) in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,936

49.80%

Male

8,000

50.20%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Ashland County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All69.1%30.9%
Male59.3%40.7%
Female59.1%40.9%
Non Family53.6%46.4%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6702.369.1
Married2,8923.0687.1
Non Family2,6711.2153.6
Female6992.859.1
Male4083.1359.3

2.93

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.9%

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 Grade1841.71%
9th to 12th Grade7186.65%
High School Graduate3,76234.86%
Some College2,40822.31%
Associates Degree1,32212.25%
Bachelors Degree1,49713.87%
Graduate Degree9008.34%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3578,6632,094
Native American982842171
Multiple Races24122079
Hispanic16813738
Asian484319
Black198
Other Race13135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 39.58%.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,280$33,412$23,266
Less Than High School$21,591$21,250$21,818
High School Grad$24,074$31,672$18,225
Some College$27,186$34,504$20,603
Bachelors Degree$34,259$35,972$31,750
Graduate Degree$52,643$58,125$48,896

$28,280

Average Earnings

$33,412

Average Male

$23,266

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 1.25% of the population.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6621,55612.29%
Native1,66651831.09%
Hispanic37210829.03%
Asian897078.65%
Multiple4646714.44%
Black543870.37%
Other292068.97%

15.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.05%

Male Poverty Rate

17.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 78.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is White, with 12.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.20%.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.52%
High School12.10%
Some College11.68%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.41%
Male Unemployed31.12%
Female Employed13.39%
Male Employed5.46%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,297$52,104
Families$51,315$64,132
Married Families$61,398$74,032
Non Families$24,851$31,896

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

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

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,265

Number of Veterans

1,181

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam469
First Gulf War137
Korea131
Second Gulf War125
World War II61

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74346
75+339
55 to 64288
35 to 54232
18 to 3460

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,12310.49%
Indian988.38%
2 or More319.28%
Black721.21%
Asian610.91%
Hispanic31.49%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

63%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

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