Forest County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Forest County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 8,970 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Forest County, Wisconsin is the 68th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,035650.72%
20178,970-50-0.55%
20169,020210.23%
20158,999-100-1.10%
20149,099100.11%
20139,089-68-0.74%
20129,157-89-0.96%
20119,246-50-0.54%
20109,2965205.93%
19908,776-268-2.96%
19809,0441,35317.59%
19707,6911491.98%
19607,542-1,895-20.08%
19509,437-2,368-20.06%
194011,8056876.18%
193011,1181,26812.87%
19209,8503,06845.24%
19106,7825,386385.82%
19001,39638437.94%
18901,0120.00%

Forest County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,313
American Indian and Alaska Native1,327
Two or More Races241
Black or African American80
Asian37
Some Other Race30
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Forest County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Forest County, Wisconsin Median Age

46.2


Total

45.9


Male

46.8


Female

Forest County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 7,196 adults, (1,994 of whom are seniors) in Forest County, Wisconsin.

Forest County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

4,461

49.37%

Male

4,574

50.63%

Forest County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Forest County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Forest County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All74.9%25.1%
Male65.7%34.3%
Non Family64%36%
Female54.3%45.7%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0402.1774.9
Married1,9132.788.8
Non Family1,4251.1664
Female4162.8854.3
Male2862.5765.7

2.62

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Forest County, Wisconsin Households

Forest County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2333.62%
9th to 12th Grade5668.80%
High School Graduate2,43637.87%
Some College1,54824.06%
Associates Degree71411.10%
Bachelors Degree5638.75%
Graduate Degree3735.80%

Forest County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5114,947880
Native American70752829
Hispanic946011
Multiple Races6259
Black3326
Asian262316
Other Race2118
Islander71

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 95.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 61.54%.

Forest County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,616$31,895$23,265
Less Than High School$14,926$20,865$9,688
High School Grad$25,091$30,744$21,139
Some College$27,126$34,000$22,377
Bachelors Degree$41,023$49,808$36,726
Graduate Degree$47,361$51,000$46,458

$27,616

Average Earnings

$31,895

Average Male

$23,265

Average Female

Forest County, Wisconsin Language

Forest County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Forest County, Wisconsin Language

95.32% of Forest County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.68% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,02190212.85%
Native1,29140931.68%
Multiple2359339.57%
Hispanic1919047.12%
Black664771.21%
Other301446.67%
Asian371232.43%

17.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

18.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin is Black, with 71.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin is White, with 12.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.93%.

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.28%
High School13.29%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.06%
Female Unemployed43.61%
Female Employed12.00%
Male Employed7.77%

Forest County, Wisconsin Income

Forest County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,356$53,794
Families$52,691$61,773
Married Families$60,712$
Non Families$26,370$36,165

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Forest County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Forest County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

761

Number of Veterans

725

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam277
Korea153
First Gulf War60
World War II28
Second Gulf War28

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+259
65 to 74242
55 to 64142
35 to 54105
18 to 3413

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White68111.20%
Indian657.38%
Hispanic1413.21%
Other1450.00%
Hawaiian114.29%

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Forest County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Crandon19221860-62-3.23%
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