Lafayette County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Lafayette County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 16,741 with a growth rate of -0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Wisconsin is the 57th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,741-52-0.31%
201616,793170.10%
201616,776-24-0.14%
201516,800170.10%
201416,7831080.65%
201316,675-132-0.79%
201216,807-61-0.36%
201116,868590.35%
201016,8097334.56%
199016,076-1,336-7.67%
198017,412-44-0.25%
197017,456-686-3.78%
196018,14250.03%
195018,137-558-2.98%
194018,695460.25%
193018,649-1,353-6.76%
192020,002-73-0.36%
191020,075-884-4.22%
190020,9596943.42%
189020,265-1,014-4.77%
188021,279-1,380-6.09%
187022,6594,52524.95%
186018,1346,60357.26%
185011,5310.00%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,280
Some Other Race207
Two or More Races143
American Indian and Alaska Native66
Black or African American57
Asian40

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

Lafayette 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

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.5


Total

40.1


Male

42.4


Female

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,628 adults, (2,804 of which are seniors) in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

8,262

49.20%

Male

8,531

50.80%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All75.9%24.1%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female56.7%43.3%

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6922.4975.9
Married3,7483.0786
Non Family2,1321.1964.7
Female5573.3156.7
Male2553.1264.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Households

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4383.86%
9th to 12th Grade7106.26%
High School Graduate4,59340.50%
Some College2,32520.50%
Associates Degree1,27111.21%
Bachelors Degree1,38812.24%
Graduate Degree6155.42%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8719,8461,949
Hispanic31120419
Other Race152832
Multiple Races676419
Native American36267
Asian32325
Black26204

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.36%.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,768$38,099$26,488
Less Than High School$26,402$31,346$16,912
High School Grad$29,111$34,882$21,875
Some College$33,516$41,293$26,995
Bachelors Degree$43,644$46,467$40,481
Graduate Degree$53,208$60,000$50,662

$32,768

Average Earnings

$38,099

Average Male

$26,488

Average Female

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language

92.72% of Lafayette County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 7.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.05% of the population.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7671,63710.38%
Hispanic56719133.69%
Multiple1421913.38%
Black511733.33%
Other19084.21%
Native6634.55%

11.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.02%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 33.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin is Other, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.89%
High School8.36%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.78%
Male Unemployed20.71%
Female Employed6.30%
Male Employed4.57%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Income

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,038$64,079
Families$63,909$74,399
Married Families$70,668$
Non Families$28,483$38,505

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Lafayette 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.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,026

Number of Veterans

943

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam370
Second Gulf War134
Korea129
First Gulf War114
World War II45

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74296
75+260
35 to 54214
55 to 64173
18 to 3483

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0078.22%
Indian1227.27%
Black717.07%
Hispanic61.76%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Darlington24542376-78-3.18%
Cuba City 20862055-31-1.49%
Hazel Green 12561243-13-1.04%
Shullsburg12391209-30-2.42%
Belmont986982-4-0.41%
Benton974955-19-1.95%
Argyle857839-18-2.10%
Blanchardville 820805-15-1.83%
South Wayne489475-14-2.86%
Gratiot236235-1-0.42%
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