Wood County, Wisconsin Population 2019

Wood County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 73,126 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wood County, Wisconsin is the 22nd largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201773,126-70-0.10%
201673,196-120-0.16%
201573,316-262-0.36%
201473,578-341-0.46%
201373,919-403-0.54%
201274,322-327-0.44%
201174,649-163-0.22%
201074,8121,2071.64%
199073,6058061.11%
198072,7997,43711.38%
197065,3626,25710.59%
196059,1058,60517.04%
195050,5006,03513.57%
194044,4656,60017.43%
193037,8653,2229.30%
192034,6434,06013.28%
191030,5834,71818.24%
190025,8657,73842.69%
189018,1279,146101.84%
18808,9815,069129.58%
18703,9121,48761.32%
18602,4250.00%

Wood County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White69,364
Asian1,482
Two or More Races1,046
Some Other Race630
Black or African American484
American Indian and Alaska Native409
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Wood County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,0003,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wood County, Wisconsin Median Age

43.8


Total

42.4


Male

45.3


Female

Wood County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 57,452 adults, (14,068 of whom are seniors) in Wood County, Wisconsin.

Wood County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

37,162

50.61%

Male

36,265

49.39%

Wood County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Wood County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Wood County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Male76.2%23.8%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Female55.5%44.5%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,2232.2572.9
Married16,1042.8788.2
Non Family12,0151.1956.1
Female2,7882.955.5
Male1,3162.9976.2

2.81

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wood County, Wisconsin Households

Wood County, Wisconsin Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3292.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,5204.85%
High School Graduate19,79538.06%
Some College10,83420.83%
Associates Degree6,55912.61%
Bachelors Degree6,96113.38%
Graduate Degree4,0127.71%

Wood County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,37246,00910,326
Hispanic870583105
Asian869743401
Multiple Races42537283
Native American28526421
Other Race2641222
Black19917042
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 46.14%.

Wood County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,766$41,987$29,446
Less Than High School$22,044$30,897$11,726
High School Grad$29,856$36,197$23,002
Some College$34,491$44,992$28,222
Bachelors Degree$47,268$54,091$41,554
Graduate Degree$65,533$78,819$57,606

$35,766

Average Earnings

$41,987

Average Male

$29,446

Average Female

Wood County, Wisconsin Language

Wood County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Wood County, Wisconsin Language

94.98% of Wood County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 5.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,1957,08610.55%
Hispanic2,04642820.92%
Multiple1,01728027.53%
Other6308813.97%
Black4518719.29%
Native3878421.71%
Asian1,476523.52%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.95%

Male Poverty Rate

12.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin is Multiple, with 27.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 3.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.12%
High School11.03%
Some College7.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.67%
Male Unemployed29.53%
Female Employed6.28%
Male Employed4.05%

Wood County, Wisconsin Income

Wood County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,603$66,111
Families$67,122$80,203
Married Families$74,882$87,906
Non Families$29,533$39,942

Wood County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Wood County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Wood 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.

Wood County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race


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

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

5,574

Number of Veterans

5,197

Male Veterans

377

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,104
First Gulf War656
Second Gulf War628
Korea601
World War II324

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,633
65 to 741,632
55 to 641,002
35 to 54876
18 to 34431

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,3699.75%
Indian5919.28%
Hispanic524.48%
Black4718.58%
2 or More417.28%
Other3310.48%
Asian131.39%
Hawaiian12100.00%

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wood County, Wisconsin

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Marshfield 1908918467-622-3.26%
Wisconsin Rapids1838517887-498-2.71%
Nekoosa25802443-137-5.31%
Port Edwards18181750-68-3.74%
Pittsville874839-35-4.00%
Hewitt828807-21-2.54%
Biron837792-45-5.38%
Auburndale703666-37-5.26%
Vesper584554-30-5.14%
Rudolph439430-9-2.05%
Arpin333320-13-3.90%
Milladore 276272-4-1.45%
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