Lafayette County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Lafayette County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 16,741 with a growth rate of -0.21% 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
201716,755140.08%
201716,741-35-0.21%
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
White16,246
Some Other Race189
Two or More Races135
Black or African American70
American Indian and Alaska Native64
Asian51

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

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600700 Male Population100200300400500600700 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.6


Total

40.5


Male

42.5


Female

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,594 adults, (2,868 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

8,270

49.36%

Male

8,485

50.64%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family65%35%
Male61%39%
Female54.5%45.5%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7142.4875.7
Married3,8033.0385.7
Non Family2,0881.2165
Female5413.1654.5
Male2823.1961

2.97

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade4644.09%
9th to 12th Grade6836.02%
High School Graduate4,42138.94%
Some College2,34820.68%
Associates Degree1,40412.37%
Bachelors Degree1,37512.11%
Graduate Degree6595.80%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,8379,8241,982
Hispanic33323933
Other Race137781
Multiple Races686515
Black49201
Native American36253
Asian3434

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 22.06%.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,200$39,808$28,913
Less Than High School$28,487$31,615$17,417
High School Grad$30,704$35,543$23,574
Some College$35,110$42,244$29,631
Bachelors Degree$44,694$48,125$40,568
Graduate Degree$51,939$58,750$50,583

$34,200

Average Earnings

$39,808

Average Male

$28,913

Average Female

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Language

92.23% of Lafayette County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.53% of the population.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7251,5679.97%
Hispanic58911719.86%
Multiple1342216.42%
Asian511019.61%
Other17395.20%
Black42921.43%
Native6446.25%

10.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.14%

Male Poverty Rate

11.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin is Black, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Wisconsin is Other, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.45%.

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.13%
High School8.21%
Some College7.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.51%
Male Unemployed14.55%
Female Employed5.81%
Male Employed4.47%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Income

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,859$67,069
Families$65,333$76,580
Married Families$72,061$83,452
Non Families$30,341$41,125

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

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


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

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,006

Number of Veterans

938

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam387
Korea121
First Gulf War115
Second Gulf War101
World War II36

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74311
75+256
35 to 54211
55 to 64170
18 to 3458

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9787.98%
Black1630.19%
Indian1227.91%
Hispanic72.01%

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Lafayette County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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