Marathon County, Wisconsin Population 2019

Marathon County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 135,732 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marathon County, Wisconsin is the 10th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017135,7325370.40%
2016135,195-199-0.15%
2015135,3941790.13%
2014135,2152870.21%
2013134,9285310.40%
2012134,397440.03%
2011134,3533060.23%
2010134,04718,64716.16%
1990115,4004,1303.71%
1980111,27013,81314.17%
197097,4578,5839.66%
196088,8748,53710.63%
195080,3374,4225.82%
194075,9155,2867.48%
193070,6295,3708.23%
192065,25910,20518.54%
191055,05411,79827.27%
190043,25612,88742.43%
189030,36913,24877.38%
188017,12111,236190.93%
18705,8852,993103.49%
18602,8922,384469.29%
18505080.00%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White123,418
Asian7,698
Two or More Races2,324
Black or African American936
Some Other Race452
American Indian and Alaska Native429
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander36

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

Marathon County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Marathon County, Wisconsin Median Age

40.7


Total

39.7


Male

41.7


Female

Marathon County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 103,781 adults, (21,854 of whom are seniors) in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Marathon County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

67,292

49.74%

Male

68,001

50.26%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Marathon County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Marathon County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All72.8%27.2%
Male67.4%32.6%
Female53.9%46.1%
Non Family51.3%48.7%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marathon County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,8202.4472.8
Married29,6913.0389.3
Non Family18,2231.2351.3
Female4,4772.9453.9
Male2,4293.3267.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marathon County, Wisconsin Households

Marathon County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2983.55%
9th to 12th Grade4,3444.68%
High School Graduate32,97335.49%
Some College17,51118.85%
Associates Degree12,00912.93%
Bachelors Degree15,34516.52%
Graduate Degree7,4308.00%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White86,23880,42521,776
Asian3,5672,670646
Hispanic1,636924126
Multiple Races68256898
Black45941263
Native American33230150
Other Race22810940
Islander36139

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.25%.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,850$42,176$31,365
Less Than High School$24,688$28,646$15,663
High School Grad$31,448$36,918$25,775
Some College$35,712$43,029$29,660
Bachelors Degree$47,038$57,961$41,068
Graduate Degree$65,292$71,712$62,460

$36,850

Average Earnings

$42,176

Average Male

$31,365

Average Female

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language

91.77% of Marathon County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 8.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White119,1689,3007.80%
Asian7,5642,30530.47%
Hispanic3,4901,43341.06%
Multiple2,24156125.03%
Black80435644.28%
Other44813931.03%
Native40311829.28%

10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

11.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin is Black, with 44.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin is White, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.13%.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.21%
High School9.66%
Some College6.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.38%
Male Unemployed36.58%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed4.48%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Income

Marathon County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,509$73,800
Families$72,271$87,753
Married Families$79,691$96,596
Non Families$31,125$42,394

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Marathon County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Marathon 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.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

8,912

Number of Veterans

8,254

Male Veterans

658

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,269
First Gulf War1,385
Second Gulf War1,101
Korea807
World War II551

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,460
75+2,395
35 to 541,762
55 to 641,520
18 to 34775

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,7559.03%
Asian551.19%
2 or More454.50%
Hispanic381.83%
Black376.95%
Indian205.17%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marathon County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wausau3911938872-247-0.63%
Marshfield 1908918467-622-3.26%
Weston14868150922241.51%
Kronenwetter721076194095.67%
Rothschild52695347781.48%
Mosinee39904012220.55%
Maine23342355210.90%
Abbotsford 23102259-51-2.21%
Schofield21692189200.92%
Spencer19251911-14-0.73%
Colby 18521831-21-1.13%
Stratford15781571-7-0.44%
Marathon City15211507-14-0.92%
Edgar14791454-25-1.69%
Athens11051092-13-1.18%
Dorchester 876867-9-1.03%
Birnamwood 818795-23-2.81%
Hatley574605315.40%
Unity 343342-1-0.29%
Brokaw25125100.00%
Elderon17918010.56%
Fenwood15215310.66%
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