Wood County, Wisconsin Population 2018

Wood County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 73,126 with a growth rate of -0.67% 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
201773,126-495-0.67%
201673,6214250.58%
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
White69,994
Asian1,460
Two or More Races857
Black or African American522
American Indian and Alaska Native470
Some Other Race308
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Wood 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

Wood County, Wisconsin Median Age

43.7


Total

42.5


Male

45


Female

Wood County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 57,498 adults, (13,694 of which are seniors) in Wood County, Wisconsin.

Wood County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

37,335

50.71%

Male

36,286

49.29%

Wood County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Wood County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wood County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All73.6%26.4%
Male73.4%26.6%
Female59.5%40.5%
Non Family55.8%44.2%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood County, Wisconsin Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,8842.2873.6
Married16,0142.8889.1
Non Family11,7791.2155.8
Female2,7782.9759.5
Male1,3133.0873.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6.6%

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 Grade1,4312.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,5574.91%
High School Graduate20,25238.89%
Some College10,94321.01%
Associates Degree6,27712.05%
Bachelors Degree6,85513.16%
Graduate Degree3,7597.22%

Wood County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,58545,99510,011
Hispanic834616107
Asian826721349
Multiple Races32630887
Native American32430121
Black23420455
Other Race83553
Islander1010

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 42.25%.

Wood County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,576$40,664$27,760
Less Than High School$20,885$27,029$10,405
High School Grad$28,962$35,617$22,295
Some College$32,156$41,873$26,601
Bachelors Degree$45,669$51,045$40,616
Graduate Degree$67,421$76,544$57,368

$33,576

Average Earnings

$40,664

Average Male

$27,760

Average Female

Wood County, Wisconsin Language

Wood County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Wood County, Wisconsin Language

95.15% of Wood County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White67,6436,85510.13%
Hispanic1,96141020.91%
Multiple78420325.89%
Black47910121.09%
Other3089731.49%
Native4457717.30%
Asian1,453523.58%

10.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

12.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin is Other, with 31.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Wisconsin is Asian, with 3.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.23%.

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.84%
High School9.42%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Wood County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.26%
Male Unemployed28.15%
Female Employed6.11%
Male Employed3.82%

Wood County, Wisconsin Income

Wood County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,926$63,565
Families$65,078$77,042
Married Families$71,790$84,977
Non Families$28,549$38,478

Wood County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Wood County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

5,605

Number of Veterans

5,222

Male Veterans

383

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,153
Korea667
First Gulf War639
Second Gulf War588
World War II362

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,578
65 to 741,533
55 to 641,210
35 to 54882
18 to 34402

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,4279.80%
Indian6719.09%
Hispanic565.16%
Black4515.96%
2 or More429.38%
Asian141.54%
Hawaiian10100.00%

Wood County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment Status

Wood County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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