Polk County, Wisconsin Population 2019

Polk County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 43,450 with a growth rate of 0.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County, Wisconsin is the 33rd largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,4501530.35%
201643,297640.15%
201543,233-109-0.25%
201443,342250.06%
201343,317-202-0.46%
201243,519-431-0.98%
201143,950-210-0.48%
201044,1609,38727.00%
199034,7732,4227.49%
198032,3515,68521.32%
197026,6661,6986.80%
196024,968240.10%
195024,944-1,253-4.78%
194026,197-370-1.39%
193026,567-303-1.13%
192026,8705,50325.75%
191021,3673,56620.03%
190017,8014,83337.27%
189012,9682,95029.45%
188010,0186,596192.75%
18703,4222,022144.43%
18601,4000.00%

Polk County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White41,758
Two or More Races542
American Indian and Alaska Native458
Some Other Race264
Asian169
Black or African American133
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4

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

Polk County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Polk County, Wisconsin Median Age

44.8


Total

44.2


Male

45.4


Female

Polk County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 33,913 adults, (8,161 of whom are seniors) in Polk County, Wisconsin.

Polk County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Polk County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

21,519

49.67%

Male

21,809

50.33%

Polk County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Polk County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Polk County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All78.4%21.6%
Male70.3%29.7%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female56.3%43.7%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polk County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,1892.3578.4
Married9,8522.8890.4
Non Family5,9241.2165.3
Female1,5322.9556.3
Male8813.1270.3

2.82

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Polk County, Wisconsin Households

Polk County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5251.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,5905.15%
High School Graduate11,78138.16%
Some College7,12423.08%
Associates Degree3,72412.06%
Bachelors Degree4,25613.79%
Graduate Degree1,8726.06%

Polk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,85127,9106,034
Hispanic41232538
Native American27122537
Multiple Races1831729
Other Race123712
Asian103818
Black6153
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 20.21%.

Polk County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,994$41,998$28,916
Less Than High School$24,104$30,387$17,958
High School Grad$30,910$37,424$23,503
Some College$35,261$44,635$26,824
Bachelors Degree$46,842$52,102$40,962
Graduate Degree$56,381$57,135$55,959

$35,994

Average Earnings

$41,998

Average Male

$28,916

Average Female

Polk County, Wisconsin Language

Polk County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Polk County, Wisconsin Language

97.87% of Polk County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.99% of the population.

Polk County, Wisconsin Poverty

Polk County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,6923,7999.34%
Hispanic80215819.70%
Multiple52812122.92%
Native44712026.85%
Other2646223.48%
Black1073835.51%
Asian1692112.43%
Islander44100.00%

9.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polk County, Wisconsin

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Wisconsin is White, with 9.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.13%.

Polk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.42%
High School9.81%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Polk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.60%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed5.02%
Male Employed4.14%

Polk County, Wisconsin Income

Polk County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,551$66,290
Families$65,160$76,851
Married Families$73,875$84,303
Non Families$30,799$41,192

Polk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Polk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Polk County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Polk 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.

Polk County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Polk County, Wisconsin Veterans

Polk County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

3,146

Number of Veterans

2,961

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,299
First Gulf War401
Korea350
Second Gulf War330
World War II154

Polk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74978
75+791
35 to 54603
55 to 64576
18 to 34198

Polk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0899.37%
Indian3410.33%
Hispanic306.16%
2 or More188.07%
Other42.65%
Black11.06%

Polk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polk County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Polk County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Polk County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Polk County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Polk County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Amery29262839-87-2.97%
Osceola25592517-42-1.64%
St. Croix Falls21292061-68-3.19%
Frederic11331097-36-3.18%
Luck11191073-46-4.11%
Clear Lake10701035-35-3.27%
Turtle Lake 10501024-26-2.48%
Balsam Lake1009980-29-2.87%
Centuria947922-25-2.64%
Milltown917878-39-4.25%
Dresser888859-29-3.27%
Clayton571547-24-4.20%
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