Vernon County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Vernon County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 30,759 with a growth rate of 0.71% 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
201730,378-381-1.24%
201730,7592160.71%
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
White29,527
Two or More Races316
Some Other Race167
Asian148
Black or African American135
American Indian and Alaska Native85

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

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Vernon County, Wisconsin Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.3


Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 22,475 adults, (5,566 of whom are seniors) in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

15,138

49.83%

Male

15,240

50.17%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Vernon County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Vernon County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
Male79.5%20.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female52.7%47.3%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vernon County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0952.4877.2
Married6,8793.1289.3
Non Family3,8541.1761.2
Female9283.0152.7
Male4342.7779.5

3.03

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

5.6%

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 Grade1,2566.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,0475.14%
High School Graduate7,70537.81%
Some College3,64917.91%
Associates Degree2,31211.35%
Bachelors Degree2,88114.14%
Graduate Degree1,5297.50%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,80317,6184,327
Hispanic21317629
Multiple Races13712328
Asian944122
Other Race926013
Black85711
Native American6767

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 23.40%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,538$39,779$26,914
Less Than High School$23,070$25,341$16,667
High School Grad$30,135$36,692$20,871
Some College$32,075$41,524$26,815
Bachelors Degree$41,124$49,120$37,679
Graduate Degree$50,120$51,141$49,592

$32,538

Average Earnings

$39,779

Average Male

$26,914

Average Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

88.65% of Vernon County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 11.35% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 10.13% of the population.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,8774,71616.33%
Hispanic47013127.87%
Other1679053.89%
Multiple2933812.97%
Black1003434.00%
Asian1483322.30%
Native851821.18%

16.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

19.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Other, with 53.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Multiple, with 12.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.67%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.63%
High School11.68%
Some College10.02%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.61%
Male Unemployed15.90%
Female Employed7.93%
Male Employed6.42%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Income

Vernon County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,996$63,270
Families$59,915$75,031
Married Families$66,430$81,824
Non Families$24,866$36,453

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

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 45To54.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,898

Number of Veterans

1,801

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam744
First Gulf War304
Korea215
Second Gulf War139
World War II95

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+556
65 to 74553
35 to 54392
55 to 64351
18 to 3446

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8568.46%
2 or More1611.19%
Other1613.91%
Hispanic155.68%
Black88.33%
Asian22.06%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

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