Fern, Wisconsin Population 2024

186

Fern is a city located in Florence County and Marinette County Wisconsin. Fern has a 2024 population of 186. Fern is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually and its population has increased by 6.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 175 in 2020.

The average household income in Fern is $87,688 with a poverty rate of 4.15%. The median age in Fern is 63.9 years: 71.1 years for males, and 58.7 years for females.

Fern Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.29% (11)
The current population of Fern, Wisconsin is 186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 175.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White193100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Fern Population by Race

Fern Population Pyramid 2024

Fern Median Age

63.9

Total

71.1

Male

58.7

Female

Fern Adults

There are 178 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Fern.

Fern Age Dependency

135.4

Age Dependency Ratio

117.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fern Sex Ratio

Female8644.56%
Male10755.44%

Fern Population by Age

Fern Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All832.3395.24.8
Married602.7398.31.7
Non Family221.0986.413.6
Female151000
Male0000

2.72

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

95.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fern Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade52.87%
Associates Degree126.9%
Bachelors Degree2514.37%
Graduate Degree74.02%
High School Graduate3318.97%
Less Than 9th Grade4626.44%
Some College4626.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fern Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fern Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17312232
Hispanic110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.5%.

Fern Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,250$81,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$50,833$52,083$41,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$46,500$51,458$38,125
Some College$0$28,750$14,583

$46,500

Average Earnings

$51,458

Average Male

$38,125

Average Female

Fern Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fern Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fern Language

96.77% of Fern residents speak only English, while 3.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Fern Language

Fern Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19084.21%

4.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.87%

Male Poverty Rate

6.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fern

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fern is White, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fern is White, with 4.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.7%.

Fern Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%

Fern Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.9%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed5.71%
Female Unemployed0%

Fern Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fern Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,148$106,889
Households$78,125$87,688
Married Families$79,205$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,500$33,391

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fern Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

86.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

88.0%

Male Marriage Rate

84.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fern Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fern 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 20-34.

Fern Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fern Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

50

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam50
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Fern Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7447
75+3
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Fern Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5028.09%

Fern Veterans by Race

Fern Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fern Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36%

Labor Force Participation

36%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Fern Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fern Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fern 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

58.55%

Born in Fern

98.45%

Native Born

1.55%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.45% of Fern residents were born in the United States, with 58.55% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fern Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920131.52%
202819831.54%
202719531.56%
202619231.59%
202518931.61%
202418631.64%
202318331.67%
202218031.69%
202117721.14%
20201752012.9%
201915500%
2018155-2-1.27%
201715710.64%
2016156-1-0.64%
201515710.64%
2014156-2-1.27%
201315810.64%
2012157-1-0.63%
201115800%
201015800%

Fern Population by Year