Stoughton, Wisconsin Population 2021

13,234
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Stoughton is a city located in Dane County Wisconsin. With a 2020 population of 13,234, it is the 68th largest city in Wisconsin and the 2529th largest city in the United States . Stoughton is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 4.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,611 in 2010. Stoughton reached it's highest population of 13,234 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Stoughton has a population density of 2,277 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stoughton is $81,499 with a poverty rate of 7.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $943 per month, and the median house value is $218,100. The median age in Stoughton is 41 years, 36 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Stoughton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.02%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stoughton, Wisconsin is 13,234 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,054.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,611.

Stoughton, Wisconsin Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,44595.02%
Two or More Races2732.08%
Black or African American1891.44%
Some Other Race1010.77%
Asian750.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.11%
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Stoughton Population by Race

Stoughton Population Pyramid $2021

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Stoughton Median Age

41


Total

36


Male

42.9


Female

Stoughton Adults

There are 9,887 adults, (2,184 of whom are seniors) in Stoughton.

Stoughton Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Stoughton Sex Ratio

Female

6,965

53.18%

Male

6,132

46.82%

Stoughton Population by Age

Stoughton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stoughton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Male79.6%20.4%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female42.1%57.9%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stoughton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2422.4669.3
Married2,5673.1891
Non Family1,9201.2649.2
Female6622.9442.1
Male933.6279.6

3.03

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Stoughton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade470.52%
9th to 12th Grade4374.85%
High School Graduate2,56428.47%
Some College1,98622.05%
Associates Degree8819.78%
Bachelors Degree2,15023.87%
Graduate Degree94210.46%
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Stoughton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stoughton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,6058,1832,995
Hispanic21018019
Other Race838335
Black6057
2+ Races585858
Asian5021
Native American884

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Stoughton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,800$45,597$39,617
Less Than 9th Grade$27,402$30,417$26,389
High School Graduate$38,614$42,036$24,629
Some College$38,595$41,691$32,583
Bachelors Degree$52,568$53,170$51,813
Graduate Degree$64,388$83,929$57,813

$42,800

Average Earnings

$45,597

Average Male

$39,617

Average Female

Stoughton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stoughton Language by Age

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Stoughton Language

95.87% of Stoughton residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Stoughton Language

Stoughton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8848467.12%
Black1892513.23%
Multiple273196.96%
Hispanic32341.24%
Native14428.57%

7.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.90%

Male Poverty Rate

8.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stoughton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stoughton is Native, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stoughton is Hispanic, with 1.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.44%.

Stoughton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.49%
High School14.87%
Some College3.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Stoughton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed26.44%
Female Employed5.78%
Male Employed2.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Stoughton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stoughton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,329$81,499
Families$82,319$96,766
Married Families$97,456-
Non Families$41,625$51,096
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Income by Household Type

Stoughton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Stoughton Married by Age and Sex

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Stoughton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Stoughton Marital Status by Race

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Stoughton Marital Status

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700

Number of Veterans

642

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War110
Korea101
World War II56

Stoughton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54207
75+206
65 to 74122
55 to 64110
18 to 3455

Stoughton Veterans by Age

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Stoughton Veterans by Race

Stoughton Veterans by Education

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11.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stoughton Veterans by Education

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70.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Stoughton Employment by Age

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Stoughton Employment by Race

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Stoughton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.48%

Born in Stoughton

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Stoughton residents were born in the United States, with 74.48% having been born in Wisconsin. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stoughton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,234600.46%
202013,174600.46%
201913,114600.46%
201813,054-68-0.52%
201713,122-17-0.13%
201613,139820.63%
201513,05760.05%
201413,051650.50%
201312,986350.27%
201212,9511681.31%
201112,7831110.88%
201012,6723180.25%
200012,3543,5683.47%
19908,7861,1971.48%
19807,5891,5082.24%
19706,0815260.91%
19605,5557221.40%
19504,833900.19%
19404,7432460.53%
19304,497-604-1.25%
19205,1013400.69%
19104,7611,3303.33%
19003,4310.00%

Stoughton Population by Year