Forest County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Forest County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 8,970 with a growth rate of -1.52% 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
20178,970-138-1.52%
20169,108880.98%
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
White7,411
American Indian and Alaska Native1,285
Two or More Races216
Black or African American116
Asian36
Some Other Race35
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

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

Forest 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

Forest County, Wisconsin Median Age

46.2


Total

45.9


Male

46.8


Female

Forest County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 7,259 adults, (2,004 of which are seniors) in Forest County, Wisconsin.

Forest County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Forest County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

4,519

49.62%

Male

4,589

50.38%

Forest County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Forest County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Forest County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All75.9%24.1%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female55.1%44.9%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Forest County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9402.2475.9
Married1,9052.7989.3
Non Family1,4031.1664.9
Female3763.0455.1
Male2562.9166.8

2.74

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade2553.92%
9th to 12th Grade6249.60%
High School Graduate2,60040.02%
Some College1,43722.12%
Associates Degree66610.25%
Bachelors Degree5658.70%
Graduate Degree3505.39%

Forest County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5694,928859
Native American69053025
Hispanic905512
Black7244
Multiple Races56546
Other Race2017
Asian191713
Islander91

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 96.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 68.42%.

Forest County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,799$31,645$23,546
Less Than High School$17,045$21,298$10,729
High School Grad$24,688$30,739$20,028
Some College$27,622$32,545$23,571
Bachelors Degree$38,088$46,875$36,378
Graduate Degree$47,981$49,306$46,591

$27,799

Average Earnings

$31,645

Average Male

$23,546

Average Female

Forest County, Wisconsin Language

Forest County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Forest County, Wisconsin Language

95.43% of Forest County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 2.13% of the population.

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,13385211.94%
Native1,23840032.31%
Multiple20810249.04%
Hispanic17910156.42%
Black1105751.82%
Asian361850.00%
Other351440.00%

17.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.23%

Male Poverty Rate

18.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 56.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Forest County, Wisconsin is White, with 11.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.90%.

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.41%
High School14.85%
Some College10.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.55%

Forest County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.59%
Female Unemployed43.31%
Female Employed10.68%
Male Employed8.69%

Forest County, Wisconsin Income

Forest County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,378$51,548
Families$52,095$60,384
Married Families$58,601$
Non Families$22,793$32,671

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

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 55To64.

Forest County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

823

Number of Veterans

784

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam284
Korea159
First Gulf War71
World War II44
Second Gulf War41

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+263
65 to 74249
55 to 64164
35 to 54124
18 to 3423

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White74612.14%
Indian627.12%
Hispanic1414.14%
Other1443.75%
Hawaiian111.11%

Forest County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

9.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Forest County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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