Baraboo, Wisconsin Population 2024

12,716

Baraboo is a city located in Columbia County and Sauk County Wisconsin. Baraboo has a 2024 population of 12,716. It is also the county seat of Sauk County. Baraboo is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,550 in 2020.

The average household income in Baraboo is $78,120 with a poverty rate of 8.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Baraboo is 40.6 years, 40.5 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Baraboo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Baraboo was:

  • White: 90.38%
  • Two or more races: 6.07%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Black or African American: 1.22%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,730.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.32% (166)
The current population of Baraboo, Wisconsin is 12,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,550.

Baraboo, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,33590.38%
Two or more races7616.07%
Other race2031.62%
Black or African American1531.22%
Native American690.55%
Asian200.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Baraboo Population by Race

Baraboo Population Pyramid 2024

Baraboo Median Age

40.6

Total

40.5

Male

40.6

Female

Baraboo Adults

There are 10,264 adults, (2,322 of whom are seniors) in Baraboo.

Baraboo Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Baraboo Sex Ratio

Female6,35450.67%
Male6,18749.33%

Baraboo Population by Age

Baraboo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7272.1365.334.7
Non Family2,4441.1649.250.8
Married2,2442.8984.815.2
Female5742.7563.436.6
Male4652.7758.741.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Baraboo Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1882.05%
9th to 12th Grade6617.21%
High School Graduate2,45426.75%
Some College2,08622.74%
Associates Degree1,43615.65%
Bachelors Degree1,77319.33%
Graduate Degree5756.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Baraboo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Baraboo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,3417,5592,253
2+ Races44542857
Hispanic30826238
Other Race1188919
Black105880
Native American28240
Asian20200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.01%.

Baraboo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,410$55,514$42,827
Less Than 9th Grade$28,942$51,875$0
High School Graduate$36,069$36,458$34,107
Some College$51,919$59,673$43,850
Bachelors Degree$57,067$72,760$50,694
Graduate Degree$67,675$0$86,806

$47,410

Average Earnings

$55,514

Average Male

$42,827

Average Female

Baraboo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Baraboo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Baraboo Language

94.09% of Baraboo residents speak only English, while 5.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.3% of the population.

Baraboo Language

Baraboo Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,9798087.36%
Multiple72615921.9%
Hispanic478439%
Native654163.08%
Black583763.79%
Other1992613.07%

8.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.16%

Male Poverty Rate

11.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baraboo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baraboo is Black, with 63.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baraboo is White, with 7.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.85%.

Baraboo Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.49%
Some College6.95%
High School4.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.04%

Baraboo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.93%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed5.65%
Male Employed3.47%

Baraboo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Baraboo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,592$78,120
Families$85,819$95,690
Married Families$106,214$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,836$51,572

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Baraboo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Baraboo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Baraboo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Baraboo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Baraboo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,057

Number of Veterans

1,025

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam344
Second Gulf War239
First Gulf War136
Korea53
World War II11

Baraboo Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64271
65 to 74242
75+236
35 to 54203
18 to 34105

Baraboo Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,04911.19%
2+ Races81.56%
Hispanic51.46%

Baraboo Veterans by Race

Baraboo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baraboo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Baraboo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Baraboo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Baraboo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.85%

Born in Baraboo

97.71%

Native Born

2.29%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

1.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.71% of Baraboo residents were born in the United States, with 66.85% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Baraboo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202912,923410.32%
202812,882420.33%
202712,840410.32%
202612,799420.33%
202512,757410.32%
202412,716420.33%
202312,674410.32%
202212,6332001.61%
202112,433-117-0.93%
202012,5504043.33%
201912,14600%
201812,146-2-0.02%
201712,148470.39%
201612,101130.11%
201512,088690.57%
201412,019-11-0.09%
201312,030820.69%
201211,948-89-0.74%
201112,037-26-0.22%
201012,0631,35212.62%
200010,7111,50816.39%
19909,2031,12213.88%
19808,0811501.89%
19707,9315517.47%
19607,3801161.6%
19507,26484913.23%
19406,41587015.69%
19305,54570.13%
19205,538-786-12.43%
19106,3245739.96%
19005,7511,14624.89%
18904,6051,33941%
18803,26600%
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Baraboo Population by Year