Vernon County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Vernon County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 30,759 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon County, Wisconsin is the 42nd largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,7593171.04%
201630,442-101-0.33%
201630,5432300.76%
201530,3131240.41%
201430,1891010.34%
201330,088650.22%
201230,0231510.51%
201129,8721010.34%
201029,7714,15416.22%
199025,617-25-0.10%
198025,6421,0854.42%
197024,557-1,106-4.31%
196025,663-2,243-8.04%
195027,906-2,034-6.79%
194029,9401,4034.92%
193028,537-715-2.44%
192029,2521,1364.04%
191028,116-235-0.83%
190028,3513,24012.90%
189025,1111,8768.07%
188023,2354,59024.62%
187018,6457,63869.39%
186011,0070.00%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,612
Two or More Races276
Some Other Race181
Asian163
Black or African American141
American Indian and Alaska Native69

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

Vernon 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

Vernon County, Wisconsin Median Age

42.4


Total

41.5


Male

43.3


Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 22,527 adults, (5,632 of which are seniors) in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

15,173

49.84%

Male

15,269

50.16%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Vernon County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vernon County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.8%9.2%
Male82.4%17.6%
All79%21%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
Female53.4%46.6%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8432.5379
Married6,8003.1590.8
Non Family3,7561.2162.8
Female8273.1853.4
Male4603.0782.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vernon County, Wisconsin Households

Vernon County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3486.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,0935.35%
High School Graduate7,76537.97%
Some College3,70218.10%
Associates Degree2,20210.77%
Bachelors Degree2,82313.81%
Graduate Degree1,5157.41%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,91817,6234,264
Hispanic20515423
Multiple Races1069225
Asian1003120
Other Race925912
Black80682
Native American4747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 23.58%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,913$38,004$26,418
Less Than High School$24,438$26,398$17,321
High School Grad$28,110$35,558$19,529
Some College$32,092$40,566$27,034
Bachelors Degree$40,695$48,090$37,009
Graduate Degree$48,750$48,854$48,727

$31,913

Average Earnings

$38,004

Average Male

$26,418

Average Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

88.17% of Vernon County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 11.83% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.29% of the population.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,9404,62015.96%
Hispanic45116837.25%
Other17510660.57%
Multiple2553915.29%
Asian1632314.11%
Black991818.18%
Native691724.64%

16.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.49%

Male Poverty Rate

18.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Other, with 60.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 14.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.32%
High School10.77%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater5.79%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.34%
Male Unemployed21.62%
Female Employed6.83%
Male Employed6.75%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Income

Vernon County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,476$62,177
Families$58,878$73,409
Married Families$64,483$79,315
Non Families$26,548$36,225

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

2,016

Number of Veterans

1,925

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam809
First Gulf War279
Korea231
Second Gulf War130
World War II98

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+580
65 to 74574
55 to 64413
35 to 54386
18 to 3463

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9758.95%
2 or More1513.16%
Hispanic135.12%
Other1311.50%
Black1011.49%
Asian32.88%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Vernon County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Viroqua43624395330.76%
Westby22002271713.23%
Hillsboro14091421120.85%
Stoddard777826496.31%
Coon Valley765788233.01%
La Farge746771253.35%
Viola 699672-27-3.86%
Ontario 55455400.00%
Readstown41341740.97%
Chaseburg288304165.56%
De Soto 28728810.35%
Genoa26427062.27%
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