Rusk County, Wisconsin Population 2024

14,326

Rusk County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 14,326 with a growth rate of 0.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rusk County, Wisconsin is the 66th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 14,730 and has seen a growth of -2.74% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,676700.48%
202814,606700.48%
202714,536700.48%
202614,466700.49%
202514,396700.49%
202414,326700.49%
202314,256700.49%
202214,186700.5%
202114,116-63-0.44%
202014,179880.62%
201914,091370.26%
201814,054-66-0.47%
201714,120360.26%
201614,084-35-0.25%
201514,119-228-1.59%
201414,347-19-0.13%
201314,366610.43%
201214,305-310-2.12%
201114,615-115-0.78%
201014,730
199015,079-510-3.27%
198015,5891,3519.49%
197014,238-556-3.76%
196014,794-1,996-11.89%
195016,790-947-5.34%
194017,7371,65610.3%
193016,081-322-1.96%
192016,4035,24346.98%
191011,160-3,516-23.96%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.49% (70)
County Website
Rusk County
County Seat
2010 Population
14,730
Area
914 mi²
Density
16 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.74% (-404)
Founded
1901

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,53195.43%
Two or more races4002.82%
Black or African American1040.73%
Asian640.45%
Other race320.23%
Native American290.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.13%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Rusk County, Wisconsin Median Age

49

Total

48.2

Male

49.7

Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 11,317 adults, (3,561 of whom are seniors) in Rusk County, Wisconsin.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rusk County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female6,95849.07%
Male7,22150.93%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Rusk County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1902.2678.921.1
Married3,1112.8391.28.8
Non Family2,3711.2467.132.9
Female4252.8466.133.9
Male2833.6561.838.2
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 36.84%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,833

Average Earnings

$46,438

Average Male

$30,448

Average Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

97.45% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,1151,43810.96%
Multiple3907318.72%
Black883742.05%
Hispanic300279%
Asian572035.09%
Native251872%
Other3226.25%
showing: 7 rows

11.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.03%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Native, with 72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Other, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.71%
High School11.76%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater7.37%
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Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.4%
Male Unemployed9.29%
Male Employed5.59%
Female Employed5.53%
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Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rusk 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 55-64.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,024

Number of Veterans

921

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rusk County, Wisconsin 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

75.68%

Born in Rusk County, Wisconsin

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 75.68% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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