Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Population 2024

3,458

Wisconsin Dells is a city located in Adams County, Columbia County, Juneau County, and Sauk County Wisconsin. Wisconsin Dells has a 2024 population of 3,458. Wisconsin Dells is currently growing at a rate of 3.69% annually and its population has increased by 16.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,966 in 2020.

The average household income in Wisconsin Dells is $81,840 with a poverty rate of 7.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wisconsin Dells is 50 years, 53.3 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Wisconsin Dells Demographics

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

  • White: 92.34%
  • Black or African American: 4.14%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
441.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.59% (492)
The current population of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin is 3,458 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,966.

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,49692.34%
Black or African American1124.14%
Other race782.89%
Two or more races170.63%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wisconsin Dells Population by Race

Wisconsin Dells Population Pyramid 2024

Wisconsin Dells Median Age

50

Total

53.3

Male

47.8

Female

Wisconsin Dells Adults

There are 2,148 adults, (609 of whom are seniors) in Wisconsin Dells.

Wisconsin Dells Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wisconsin Dells Sex Ratio

Female1,53056.6%
Male1,17343.4%

Wisconsin Dells Population by Age

Wisconsin Dells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3311.9769.330.7
Non Family7001.1257.142.9
Married4922.8592.37.7
Female1092.8934.965.1
Male3041000

2.81

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wisconsin Dells Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade391.92%
9th to 12th Grade401.97%
High School Graduate58828.95%
Some College50024.62%
Associates Degree41120.24%
Bachelors Degree31615.56%
Graduate Degree1376.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wisconsin Dells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wisconsin Dells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8641,785425
Hispanic10210215
Other Race63630
Black484813
2+ Races17170

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 27.08%.

Wisconsin Dells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,449$45,174$43,575
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$43,814$45,104$43,750
Some College$43,724$42,611$60,266
Bachelors Degree$26,806$60,893$0
Graduate Degree$63,837$0$76,250

$44,449

Average Earnings

$45,174

Average Male

$43,575

Average Female

Wisconsin Dells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wisconsin Dells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wisconsin Dells Language

94.78% of Wisconsin Dells residents speak only English, while 5.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.4% of the population.

Wisconsin Dells Language

Wisconsin Dells Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3661656.97%
Other781620.51%
Hispanic1431611.19%
Black11243.57%

7.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.22%

Male Poverty Rate

6.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wisconsin Dells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wisconsin Dells is Other, with 20.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wisconsin Dells is Black, with 3.57% 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 4.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.86%.

Wisconsin Dells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.72%
High School12.76%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%

Wisconsin Dells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed14.88%
Male Employed2.45%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Wisconsin Dells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wisconsin Dells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,375$81,840
Families$76,107$115,666
Married Families$79,052$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,656$47,760

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wisconsin Dells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wisconsin Dells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wisconsin Dells 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.

Wisconsin Dells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wisconsin Dells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

181

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Wisconsin Dells Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7463
35 to 5443
55 to 6438
75+37
18 to 340

Wisconsin Dells Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1587.9%
Hispanic3126.5%
Other Race2329.49%

Wisconsin Dells Veterans by Race

Wisconsin Dells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wisconsin Dells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wisconsin Dells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wisconsin Dells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wisconsin Dells 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

79.65%

Born in Wisconsin Dells

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.56% of Wisconsin Dells residents were born in the United States, with 79.65% having been born in Wisconsin. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wisconsin Dells Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,0731233.11%
20283,9501233.21%
20273,8271233.32%
20263,7041233.43%
20253,5811233.56%
20243,4581233.69%
20233,3351233.83%
20223,212100.31%
20213,2022367.96%
20202,966-26-0.87%
20192,99250.17%
20182,987140.47%
20172,9731746.22%
20162,7991033.82%
20152,696-14-0.52%
20142,71050.18%
20132,705100.37%
20122,695-7-0.26%
20112,702-13-0.48%
20102,71500%

Wisconsin Dells Population by Year