Rusk County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Rusk County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 14,151 with a growth rate of -0.85% 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
201714,151-121-0.85%
201614,2721801.28%
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
White13,814
Two or More Races156
Black or African American144
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Asian57
Some Other Race39

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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rusk County, Wisconsin Median Age

47.9


Total

47


Male

48.8


Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 11,246 adults, (3,183 of which are seniors) in Rusk County, Wisconsin.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rusk County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,092

49.69%

Male

7,180

50.31%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Rusk County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rusk County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All76.8%23.2%
Male73.8%26.2%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female52.7%47.3%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2452.2576.8
Married3,2012.8188.1
Non Family2,1611.1566.7
Female5623.0252.7
Male3212.7573.8

2.75

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.9%

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 Grade4694.56%
9th to 12th Grade8177.95%
High School Graduate4,40342.84%
Some College1,97219.19%
Associates Degree1,09610.66%
Bachelors Degree1,05010.22%
Graduate Degree4704.57%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9798,7821,466
Hispanic977023
Multiple Races877315
Black524015
Asian3531
Native American2723
Other Race126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.85%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,167$32,626$23,547
Less Than High School$22,628$25,739$16,250
High School Grad$26,706$31,332$22,179
Some College$30,269$36,274$24,097
Bachelors Degree$35,057$38,929$30,000
Graduate Degree$50,833$57,857$41,563

$28,167

Average Earnings

$32,626

Average Male

$23,547

Average Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

96.48% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4212,01915.04%
Hispanic2226027.03%
Black1215747.11%
Multiple1525536.18%
Asian572442.11%
Other391846.15%
Native541018.52%

15.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Black, with 47.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is White, with 15.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.77%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.70%
High School13.35%
Some College11.02%
Bachelors or Greater7.16%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.97%
Male Unemployed31.40%
Female Employed8.35%
Male Employed7.49%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,904$51,821
Families$48,912$60,664
Married Families$54,003$
Non Families$23,821$32,466

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

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

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,176

Number of Veterans

1,093

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam484
Korea144
First Gulf War124
World War II97
Second Gulf War48

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74358
75+355
55 to 64263
35 to 54171
18 to 3429

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16410.59%
Hispanic1410.22%
2 or More77.22%
Indian518.52%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

8.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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