Pierce County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Pierce County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 41,901 with a growth rate of 1.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pierce County, Wisconsin is the 35th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,226-675-1.61%
201741,9014731.14%
201641,4284080.99%
201541,020170.04%
201441,0032250.55%
201340,778730.18%
201240,705-168-0.41%
201140,873-192-0.47%
201041,0658,30025.33%
199032,7651,6165.19%
198031,1494,49716.87%
197026,6524,14918.44%
196022,5031,0554.92%
195021,448-23-0.11%
194021,4714282.03%
193021,043-620-2.86%
192021,663-416-1.88%
191022,079-1,864-7.79%
190023,9433,55817.45%
189020,3852,64114.88%
188017,7447,78678.19%
18709,9585,286113.14%
18604,6720.00%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,671
Two or More Races599
Asian510
Black or African American233
Some Other Race119
American Indian and Alaska Native93
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

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

Pierce County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Pierce County, Wisconsin Median Age

36.6


Total

36.9


Male

36.2


Female

Pierce County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 32,519 adults, (5,447 of whom are seniors) in Pierce County, Wisconsin.

Pierce County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pierce County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

20,725

50.27%

Male

20,501

49.73%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Pierce County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Pierce County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All72.8%27.2%
Female58.4%41.6%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family50.4%49.6%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pierce County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3022.5272.8
Married8,4343.0289.6
Non Family5,0561.550.4
Female1,0512.9858.4
Male7613.0355.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pierce County, Wisconsin Households

Pierce County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4821.86%
9th to 12th Grade9393.63%
High School Graduate8,87634.31%
Some College5,39520.85%
Associates Degree3,00911.63%
Bachelors Degree4,85618.77%
Graduate Degree2,3148.94%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,93523,6276,922
Hispanic35128534
Multiple Races20117976
Asian178176117
Black13411116
Other Race836421
Native American66642
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.73%.

Pierce County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,899$50,574$35,707
Less Than High School$30,705$35,735$18,478
High School Grad$38,329$43,831$31,022
Some College$41,073$51,596$33,968
Bachelors Degree$47,159$62,222$42,738
Graduate Degree$63,405$84,095$53,333

$41,899

Average Earnings

$50,574

Average Male

$35,707

Average Female

Pierce County, Wisconsin Language

Pierce County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Pierce County, Wisconsin Language

96.73% of Pierce County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Pierce County, Wisconsin Poverty

Pierce County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,6583,6079.84%
Hispanic70122031.38%
Asian38410828.13%
Multiple5178716.83%
Black1776235.03%
Native815466.67%
Other991010.10%
Islander11100.00%

10.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.70%

Male Poverty Rate

11.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pierce County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pierce County, Wisconsin is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.63%.

Pierce County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.49%
Some College7.30%
High School7.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.90%
Male Unemployed18.60%
Female Employed9.31%
Male Employed7.11%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Income

Pierce County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,772$81,544
Families$83,893$97,563
Married Families$93,484$106,736
Non Families$38,873$46,245

Pierce County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Pierce County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pierce County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Pierce 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 45To54.

Pierce County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Pierce County, Wisconsin Veterans

Pierce County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

2,434

Number of Veterans

2,305

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam992
First Gulf War360
Second Gulf War243
Korea212
World War II141

Pierce County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74654
75+584
35 to 54574
55 to 64551
18 to 3471

Pierce County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4127.66%
Hispanic214.07%
Black189.38%
2 or More41.38%

Pierce County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

3.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pierce County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Pierce County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pierce County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Pierce County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pierce County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
River Falls 15007153393322.21%
Prescott42584229-29-0.68%
Ellsworth32843229-55-1.67%
Spring Valley 13521348-4-0.30%
Elmwood817804-13-1.59%
Plum City599595-4-0.67%
Bay City500484-16-3.20%
Maiden Rock11912010.84%
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