Rusk County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Rusk County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 14,151 with a growth rate of 0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rusk County, Wisconsin is the 65th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,211600.42%
201714,151590.42%
201614,092-17-0.12%
201514,109-228-1.59%
201414,337-27-0.19%
201314,364600.42%
201214,304-311-2.13%
201114,615-116-0.79%
201014,731-348-2.31%
199015,079-510-3.27%
198015,5891,3519.49%
197014,238-556-3.76%
196014,794-1,996-11.89%
195016,790-947-5.34%
194017,7371,65610.30%
193016,081-322-1.96%
192016,4035,24346.98%
191011,1600.00%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,694
Two or More Races241
Black or African American148
Some Other Race67
American Indian and Alaska Native46
Asian15

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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500600700 Male Population100200300400500600700 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Median Age

48.6


Total

47.8


Male

49.2


Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 11,243 adults, (3,235 of whom are seniors) in Rusk County, Wisconsin.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

77.5

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rusk County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,051

49.62%

Male

7,160

50.38%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Rusk County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All77.5%22.5%
Male74.1%25.9%
Non Family67.2%32.8%
Female53.4%46.6%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2942.2377.5
Married3,1852.7789.4
Non Family2,1761.1567.2
Female6012.9453.4
Male3322.7474.1

2.7

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households

Rusk County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4894.76%
9th to 12th Grade8418.19%
High School Graduate4,36942.55%
Some College1,95619.05%
Associates Degree1,09610.67%
Bachelors Degree1,0229.95%
Graduate Degree4954.82%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9088,6651,447
Multiple Races15012033
Hispanic956620
Black756312
Native American2519
Other Race2011
Asian1555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,433$35,615$24,754
Less Than High School$21,993$26,641$8,750
High School Grad$28,056$32,663$23,178
Some College$31,435$38,692$25,896
Bachelors Degree$37,435$45,547$35,714
Graduate Degree$53,393$63,125$46,250

$30,433

Average Earnings

$35,615

Average Male

$24,754

Average Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

96.97% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.23% of the population.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,2891,88914.21%
Black1288163.28%
Multiple2377632.07%
Hispanic2396326.36%
Other622540.32%
Native39820.51%

15.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.50%

Male Poverty Rate

15.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Black, with 63.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is White, with 14.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.72%
High School12.17%
Some College11.94%
Bachelors or Greater5.35%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.26%
Male Unemployed21.48%
Female Employed8.83%
Male Employed7.51%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,930$53,810
Families$50,611$63,292
Married Families$56,904$
Non Families$24,587$32,797

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Rusk 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.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,170

Number of Veterans

1,095

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam495
Korea158
First Gulf War125
World War II81
Second Gulf War62

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74379
75+349
55 to 64278
35 to 54152
18 to 3412

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,14710.50%
2 or More138.07%
Hispanic96.21%
Indian728.00%
Black33.66%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

10.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.9%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rusk County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Ladysmith34133184-229-6.71%
Bruce782724-58-7.42%
Hawkins305282-23-7.54%
Weyerhaeuser238223-15-6.30%
Sheldon237222-15-6.33%
Tony113106-7-6.19%
Conrath9892-6-6.12%
Glen Flora9287-5-5.43%
Ingram7873-5-6.41%
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