Gays Mills, Wisconsin Population 2024

518

Gays Mills is a city located in Crawford County Wisconsin. Gays Mills has a 2024 population of 518. Gays Mills is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually and its population has decreased by -0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 521 in 2020.

The average household income in Gays Mills is $64,054 with a poverty rate of 10.56%. The median age in Gays Mills is 38 years: 42.3 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Gays Mills Demographics

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

  • White: 92.9%
  • Two or more races: 6.92%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
105.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.58% (-3)
The current population of Gays Mills, Wisconsin is 518 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 521.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White51092.9%
Two or more races386.92%
Native American10.18%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Gays Mills Population by Race

Gays Mills Population Pyramid 2024

Gays Mills Median Age

38

Total

42.3

Male

36.8

Female

Gays Mills Adults

There are 425 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Gays Mills.

Gays Mills Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gays Mills Sex Ratio

Female26648.45%
Male28351.55%

Gays Mills Population by Age

Gays Mills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2622.168.331.7
Non Family1291.0562.837.2
Married1023.2489.210.8
Female252.64892
Male6383.316.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gays Mills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade82.07%
Associates Degree307.75%
Bachelors Degree6015.5%
Graduate Degree174.39%
High School Graduate17144.19%
Less Than 9th Grade10.26%
Some College10025.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gays Mills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gays Mills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White35034271
Hispanic19186
2+ Races18170
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 31.58%.

Gays Mills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,750$62,500$41,750
Graduate Degree$68,333$0$67,708
High School Graduate$29,583$26,250$29,583
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,982$42,361$36,667
Some College$45,000$48,250$35,833

$40,982

Average Earnings

$42,361

Average Male

$36,667

Average Female

Gays Mills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gays Mills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gays Mills Language

99.42% of Gays Mills residents speak only English, while 0.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Gays Mills Language

Gays Mills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White480387.92%
Hispanic391743.59%
Multiple3837.89%

10.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gays Mills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gays Mills is Hispanic, with 43.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gays Mills is Multiple, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.99%.

Gays Mills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.44%
Some College20%
High School7.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.3%

Gays Mills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.46%
Male Employed4.13%
Female Employed1.12%
Female Unemployed0%

Gays Mills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gays Mills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$67,917$89,310
Households$40,833$64,054
Married Families$75,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,671$35,840

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gays Mills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gays Mills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gays Mills 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.

Gays Mills Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gays Mills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
Second Gulf War17
World War II6
First Gulf War4
Korea2

Gays Mills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7440
75+14
35 to 5413
55 to 645
18 to 344

Gays Mills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White7618.72%

Gays Mills Veterans by Race

Gays Mills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gays Mills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gays Mills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gays Mills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gays Mills 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

71.77%

Born in Gays Mills

96.17%

Native Born

3.83%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

3.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.17% of Gays Mills residents were born in the United States, with 71.77% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gays Mills Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951500%
2028515-1-0.19%
2027516-1-0.19%
202651700%
2025517-1-0.19%
2024518-1-0.19%
202351920.39%
2022517-5-0.96%
202152210.19%
2020521132.56%
2019508-6-1.17%
2018514-1-0.19%
2017515-2-0.39%
2016517-6-1.15%
2015523-2-0.38%
2014525-2-0.38%
2013527173.33%
2012510-2-0.39%
2011512255.13%
201048700%

Gays Mills Population by Year