Columbia County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Columbia County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 57,248 with a growth rate of 1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Wisconsin is the 26th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201757,2485981.06%
201656,650-243-0.43%
201656,8932470.44%
201556,646310.05%
201456,615660.12%
201356,5491030.18%
201256,446-234-0.41%
201156,680-144-0.25%
201056,82411,73626.03%
199045,0881,8664.32%
198043,2223,0727.65%
197040,1503,4429.38%
196036,7082,6857.89%
195034,0231,5064.63%
194032,5172,0146.60%
193030,503350.11%
192030,468-661-2.12%
191031,12980.03%
190031,1212,7719.77%
189028,3502851.02%
188028,065-737-2.56%
187028,8024,36117.84%
186024,44114,876155.53%
18509,5650.00%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White54,028
Two or More Races828
Black or African American821
Some Other Race331
Asian326
American Indian and Alaska Native307
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Columbia 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

Columbia County, Wisconsin Median Age

42.2


Total

41.5


Male

42.8


Female

Columbia County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 43,960 adults, (9,177 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, Wisconsin.

Columbia County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

27,831

49.13%

Male

28,819

50.87%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Columbia County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.6%25.4%
Male65.8%34.2%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female50.1%49.9%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0192.474.6
Married12,403388.8
Non Family7,4691.259.1
Female2,0462.8650.1
Male1,1012.8665.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Wisconsin Households

Columbia County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8802.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,9995.02%
High School Graduate13,96335.04%
Some College9,01722.63%
Associates Degree4,95012.42%
Bachelors Degree6,47916.26%
Graduate Degree2,5566.42%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,86135,4768,841
Hispanic82852958
Black5093892
Multiple Races29626751
Asian21018792
Native American1861592
Other Race1628211
Islander66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 43.81%.

Columbia County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,087$45,656$31,460
Less Than High School$25,256$31,591$18,601
High School Grad$33,646$40,316$26,348
Some College$39,230$48,444$31,134
Bachelors Degree$48,853$60,196$42,255
Graduate Degree$55,660$60,099$52,280

$39,087

Average Earnings

$45,656

Average Male

$31,460

Average Female

Columbia County, Wisconsin Language

Columbia County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Columbia County, Wisconsin Language

95.32% of Columbia County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Columbia County, Wisconsin Poverty

Columbia County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White52,0414,1577.99%
Hispanic1,57636623.22%
Black3579326.05%
Multiple733739.96%
Other3176620.82%
Native2474919.84%
Asian320123.75%

8.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.37%

Male Poverty Rate

9.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Wisconsin is Black, with 26.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.07%.

Columbia County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.77%
High School8.23%
Some College5.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.27%
Male Unemployed19.75%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed3.58%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Income

Columbia County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,004$72,887
Families$73,656$84,123
Married Families$83,108$93,729
Non Families$35,159$46,485

Columbia County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Columbia County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Columbia 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.

Columbia County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Wisconsin Veterans

Columbia County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

4,235

Number of Veterans

3,918

Male Veterans

317

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,437
First Gulf War609
Second Gulf War556
Korea408
World War II231

Columbia County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,109
35 to 541,096
75+1,000
55 to 64746
18 to 34284

Columbia County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1449.82%
Hispanic504.85%
Indian4920.68%
2 or More174.72%
Other136.44%
Black121.83%

Columbia County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Columbia County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Columbia County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Portage1032410365410.40%
Columbus 49965030340.68%
Lodi30473059120.39%
Wisconsin Dells 27192808893.27%
Poynette25352498-37-1.46%
Pardeeville21142083-31-1.47%
Randolph 18141767-47-2.59%
Fall River17111686-25-1.46%
Rio10631046-17-1.60%
Arlington813808-5-0.62%
Cambria771756-15-1.95%
Wyocena775745-30-3.87%
Friesland356354-2-0.56%
Doylestown29629931.01%
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