Ashland County, Wisconsin Population 2020

Ashland County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 15,774 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ashland County, Wisconsin is the 61st largest county in Wisconsin.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,774870.55%
201915,687870.56%
201815,600870.56%
201715,513-125-0.80%
201615,638-171-1.08%
201515,809-189-1.18%
201415,998270.17%
201315,9711320.83%
201215,839-186-1.16%
201116,025-118-0.73%
201016,143-164-1.01%
199016,307-476-2.84%
198016,783400.24%
197016,743-632-3.64%
196017,375-2,086-10.72%
195019,461-2,340-10.73%
194021,8017473.55%
193021,054-3,484-14.20%
192024,5382,57311.71%
191021,9651,7898.87%
190020,1761130.56%
189020,06318,5041186.91%
18801,5591,338605.43%
1870221-294-57.09%
18605150.00%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,19383.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,88512.00%
Two or More Races3862.46%
Black or African American1100.70%
Asian680.43%
Some Other Race590.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.07%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2020

Ashland County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.8


Total

39.9


Male

43.1


Female

Ashland County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 12,202 adults, (2,864 of whom are seniors) in Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashland County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,782

49.53%

Male

7,930

50.47%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Ashland County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashland County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All68.3%31.7%
Male65.3%34.7%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Female46.4%53.6%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5462.3168.3
Married2,8973.0587.7
Non Family2,6421.2352.9
Female6443.1146.4
Male3632.8765.3

2.98

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashland County, Wisconsin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1721.61%
9th to 12th Grade6716.30%
High School Graduate3,79235.60%
Some College2,36122.16%
Associates Degree1,40613.20%
Bachelors Degree1,42113.34%
Graduate Degree8297.78%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2228,6322,042
Native American1,038849113
Hispanic19413553
Multiple Races18618044
Other Race52265
Asian453811
Islander1111
Black55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 27.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,053$38,057$26,747
Less Than High School$25,694$25,898$25,484
High School Grad$26,128$32,983$18,173
Some College$32,732$40,012$26,064
Bachelors Degree$39,417$46,105$37,665
Graduate Degree$52,479$56,458$51,847

$32,053

Average Earnings

$38,057

Average Male

$26,747

Average Female

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Ashland County, Wisconsin Language

96.73% of Ashland County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty

Ashland County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4051,36811.03%
Native1,85852128.04%
Hispanic4259121.41%
Black988687.76%
Multiple3677720.98%
Other564580.36%
Asian682333.82%

14.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.68%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is Black, with 87.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashland County, Wisconsin is White, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.28%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.45%
High School12.64%
Some College11.47%
Bachelors or Greater7.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed28.74%
Female Employed11.15%
Male Employed4.50%

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income

Ashland County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,861$55,692
Families$58,386$69,225
Married Families$65,148-
Non Families$25,282$33,848

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ashland County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans

1,141

Number of Veterans

1,078

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War109
Korea105
World War II39
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74347
75+317
55 to 64239
35 to 54171
18 to 3467
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0069.58%
Indian1148.90%
Asian1320.00%
Hispanic94.02%
2 or More83.39%

$Ashland County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

9.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Employment Status

61.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ashland County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.83%

Born in Wisconsin

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.80% of Ashland County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 69.83% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

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