Vilas County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Vilas County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 21,683 with a growth rate of 1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vilas County, Wisconsin is the 49th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,6833101.45%
201621,373-91-0.42%
201621,464490.23%
201521,415260.12%
201421,389150.07%
201321,374760.36%
201221,298-100-0.47%
201121,398-43-0.20%
201021,4413,73421.09%
199017,7071,1727.09%
198016,5355,57750.89%
197010,9581,62617.42%
19609,332-31-0.33%
19509,3634695.27%
19408,8941,60021.94%
19307,2941,64529.12%
19205,649-370-6.15%
19106,0191,09022.11%
19004,9290.00%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,471
American Indian and Alaska Native1,939
Two or More Races703
Asian116
Some Other Race73
Black or African American59
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Vilas 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

Vilas County, Wisconsin Median Age

52.9


Total

52.6


Male

53.4


Female

Vilas County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 17,761 adults, (6,155 of which are seniors) in Vilas County, Wisconsin.

Vilas County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Vilas County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

10,668

49.91%

Male

10,705

50.09%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Vilas County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Vilas County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female52.6%47.4%
Male50.4%49.6%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Vilas County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6481.9975.3
Married5,3612.4690.6
Non Family4,0201.1362.3
Female8212.8552.6
Male4462.4350.4

2.45

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Vilas County, Wisconsin Households

Vilas County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1761.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,0746.49%
High School Graduate5,16031.16%
Some College4,14025.00%
Associates Degree1,5709.48%
Bachelors Degree2,91917.63%
Graduate Degree1,5219.18%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,86713,9034,216
Native American1,14290472
Multiple Races25724325
Hispanic19215724
Asian777669
Other Race504741
Black24249
Islander12122

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 89.61%.

Vilas County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,875$31,123$23,606
Less Than High School$14,966$18,125$13,350
High School Grad$24,204$28,132$20,181
Some College$26,786$30,427$23,105
Bachelors Degree$36,541$41,750$26,696
Graduate Degree$50,875$53,952$46,667

$26,875

Average Earnings

$31,123

Average Male

$23,606

Average Female

Vilas County, Wisconsin Language

Vilas County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Vilas County, Wisconsin Language

97.22% of Vilas County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Vilas County, Wisconsin Poverty

Vilas County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,0852,08211.51%
Native1,85285546.17%
Multiple70012117.29%
Hispanic406399.61%
Asian1123228.57%
Islander12216.67%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vilas County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vilas County, Wisconsin is Native, with 46.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vilas County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 9.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.14%.

Vilas County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.92%
High School13.20%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.22%
Female Unemployed31.71%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed8.98%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Income

Vilas County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,632$56,346
Families$51,476$69,368
Married Families$58,936$77,269
Non Families$23,481$33,488

Vilas County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Vilas County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Vilas County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Vilas 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 55To64.

Vilas County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Vilas County, Wisconsin Veterans

Vilas County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

2,254

Number of Veterans

2,200

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,000
Korea264
World War II174
First Gulf War171
Second Gulf War135

Vilas County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74756
75+751
55 to 64416
35 to 54217
18 to 34114

Vilas County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,11213.24%
Indian1299.73%
Hispanic157.01%
2 or More113.78%
Hawaiian216.67%

Vilas County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vilas County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Vilas County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Vilas County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Vilas County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Vilas County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eagle River13981419211.50%
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