Marathon County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Marathon County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 135,732 with a growth rate of 0.27% 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
2017135,7323650.27%
2016135,3671720.13%
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
White123,898
Asian7,501
Two or More Races2,262
Black or African American889
American Indian and Alaska Native428
Some Other Race363
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

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

Marathon 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

Marathon County, Wisconsin Median Age

40.7


Total

39.5


Male

41.7


Female

Marathon County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 103,691 adults, (21,523 of which are seniors) in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

64.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Marathon County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

67,316

49.73%

Male

68,051

50.27%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Marathon County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marathon County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All72.7%27.3%
Male63.7%36.3%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female51.6%48.4%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marathon County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All54,0032.4772.7
Married29,1493.0488.7
Non Family17,6391.2352.9
Female4,6143.1451.6
Male2,6013.463.7

2.99

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,5603.84%
9th to 12th Grade4,6505.01%
High School Graduate33,61036.24%
Some College17,48218.85%
Associates Degree11,24312.12%
Bachelors Degree15,02816.20%
Graduate Degree7,1757.74%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White86,46880,14221,212
Asian3,3092,381529
Hispanic1,553813117
Multiple Races689564144
Black469415104
Native American26224181
Other Race2119330
Islander26128

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.68%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.92%.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,578$41,361$30,478
Less Than High School$23,431$25,083$15,880
High School Grad$30,984$35,912$25,425
Some College$34,077$42,588$27,969
Bachelors Degree$44,887$53,656$39,644
Graduate Degree$64,007$72,632$61,039

$35,578

Average Earnings

$41,361

Average Male

$30,478

Average Female

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Marathon County, Wisconsin Language

91.93% of Marathon County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 8.07% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White119,42910,1658.51%
Asian7,4552,76037.02%
Hispanic3,3531,19935.76%
Multiple2,17953924.74%
Black82830136.35%
Native39310626.97%
Other3586417.88%

11.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.05%

Male Poverty Rate

12.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 37.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marathon County, Wisconsin is White, with 8.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.80%.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.15%
High School9.09%
Some College7.09%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.52%
Male Unemployed32.94%
Female Employed6.99%
Male Employed4.46%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Income

Marathon County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,227$70,802
Families$67,365$83,392
Married Families$75,683$92,348
Non Families$30,786$41,070

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

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 55To64.

Marathon County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

9,107

Number of Veterans

8,482

Male Veterans

625

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,151
First Gulf War1,381
Second Gulf War1,006
Korea988
World War II684

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,547
65 to 742,356
35 to 541,837
55 to 641,616
18 to 34751

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,9459.21%
Black8015.56%
Hispanic432.14%
2 or More343.35%
Asian320.73%
Indian164.60%

Marathon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Marathon County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

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