Washburn County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Washburn County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 15,758 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washburn County, Wisconsin is the 60th largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201715,638-120-0.76%
201715,7581480.95%
201615,610980.63%
201515,512-139-0.89%
201415,651-7-0.04%
201315,658-192-1.21%
201215,85060.04%
201115,844-90-0.56%
201015,9342,16215.70%
199013,7725984.54%
198013,1742,57324.27%
197010,6013002.91%
196010,301-1,364-11.69%
195011,665-831-6.65%
194012,4961,39312.55%
193011,103-274-2.41%
192011,3773,18138.81%
19108,1962,67548.45%
19005,5212,59588.69%
18902,9260.00%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,995
Two or More Races249
American Indian and Alaska Native227
Black or African American82
Asian71
Some Other Race14

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

Washburn County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Washburn County, Wisconsin Median Age

50.4


Total

50.4


Male

50.4


Female

Washburn County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,613 adults, (3,826 of whom are seniors) in Washburn County, Wisconsin.

Washburn County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Washburn County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,922

50.66%

Male

7,716

49.34%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Washburn County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Washburn County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Male68.6%31.4%
Female51.1%48.9%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washburn County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1422.1678.4
Married3,8612.6989
Non Family2,5341.1768.6
Female4832.8251.1
Male2642.6868.6

2.65

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washburn County, Wisconsin Households

Washburn County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2101.79%
9th to 12th Grade7136.08%
High School Graduate4,31736.84%
Some College2,43520.78%
Associates Degree1,46312.48%
Bachelors Degree1,75514.98%
Graduate Degree8267.05%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,18810,3352,447
Native American15913720
Hispanic15712250
Multiple Races12310830
Asian625734
Black53516
Other Race1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 54.84%.

Washburn County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,950$38,078$25,818
Less Than High School$22,083$30,677$14,479
High School Grad$27,483$36,479$18,453
Some College$30,645$36,393$25,776
Bachelors Degree$43,022$47,768$40,000
Graduate Degree$51,850$57,273$49,423

$31,950

Average Earnings

$38,078

Average Male

$25,818

Average Female

Washburn County, Wisconsin Language

Washburn County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Washburn County, Wisconsin Language

97.98% of Washburn County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Washburn County, Wisconsin Poverty

Washburn County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,5871,81712.46%
Multiple2496927.71%
Hispanic2415824.07%
Native2103617.14%
Black713650.70%
Asian7179.86%

12.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.38%

Male Poverty Rate

14.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washburn County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washburn County, Wisconsin is Black, with 50.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washburn County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 9.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.06%.

Washburn County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.72%
High School12.15%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.38%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.24%
Male Unemployed24.42%
Female Employed8.65%
Male Employed4.89%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Income

Washburn County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,592$62,816
Families$60,120$75,350
Married Families$65,770$
Non Families$28,107$38,486

Washburn County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Washburn County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Washburn County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Washburn County, Wisconsin Marriage

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

Washburn County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Washburn County, Wisconsin Veterans

Washburn County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

1,479

Number of Veterans

1,407

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam587
Korea180
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War131
World War II68

Washburn County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74456
75+443
55 to 64274
35 to 54219
18 to 3487

Washburn County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,41111.60%
2 or More4433.08%
Hispanic1610.19%
Indian94.97%
Other750.00%
Asian58.06%
Black35.17%

Washburn County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

11.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washburn County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Washburn County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Washburn County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Washburn County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washburn County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spooner26882597-91-3.39%
Shell Lake13471325-22-1.63%
Minong525503-22-4.19%
Birchwood442427-15-3.39%
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