Rusk County, Wisconsin Population 2021

Rusk County, Wisconsin's estimated population is 14,314 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rusk County, Wisconsin is the 66th largest county inWisconsin. The 2010 Population was 14,731 and has seen a growth of -2.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,314680.48%
202014,246680.48%
201914,178680.48%
201814,110-38-0.27%
201714,148470.33%
201614,101-23-0.16%
201514,124-226-1.57%
201414,350-17-0.12%
201314,367620.43%
201214,305-310-2.12%
201114,615-116-0.79%
201014,731-348-2.31%
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%
194017,7371,65610.30%
193016,081-322-1.96%
192016,4035,24346.98%
191011,1600.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.48%
County Website
Founded
1901
County Seat
2010 Population
14,731
Growth Since 2010
-2.83%
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Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,60296.25%
Two or More Races3042.15%
Black or African American900.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.45%
Some Other Race310.22%
Asian230.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.13%
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Rusk County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid $2021

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Median Age

49


Total

48.5


Male

49.7


Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 11,226 adults, (3,348 of whom are seniors) in Rusk County, Wisconsin.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

79.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Rusk County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female

7,058

49.94%

Male

7,074

50.06%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Rusk County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male55.9%44.1%
Female62.3%37.7%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
All79.1%20.9%
Married90.7%9.3%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rusk County, Wisconsin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3762.1879.1
Married3,2512.8390.7
Non Family2,3811.1669.4
Female4542.5562.3
Male2902.7555.9

2.71

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3953.84%
9th to 12th Grade8448.20%
High School Graduate4,27041.50%
Some College1,87318.21%
Associates Degree1,20311.69%
Bachelors Degree1,18511.52%
Graduate Degree5185.03%
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Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,8938,7181,642
2+ Races16414545
Hispanic100808
Black76678
Native American3634
Asian2323
Islander183
Other Race148

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 27.44%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,336$39,063$27,435
Less Than 9th Grade$25,318$30,183$18,250
High School Graduate$30,835$37,391$24,509
Some College$34,576$41,820$27,601
Bachelors Degree$39,122$49,643$37,349
Graduate Degree$54,083$58,750$52,083

$32,336

Average Earnings

$39,063

Average Male

$27,435

Average Female

Rusk County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language by Age

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

97.17% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 2.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Language

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1531,48911.32%
Multiple28610837.76%
Black755066.67%
Hispanic2542811.02%
Asian231460.87%
Other27414.81%
Native5012.00%

12.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rusk County, Wisconsin is Native, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.42%
High School12.87%
Some College9.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.96%
Male Unemployed22.31%
Male Employed6.84%
Female Employed6.60%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rusk County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,532$57,903
Families$58,160$69,129
Married Families$63,709$74,257
Non Families$27,162$36,647
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Income by Household Type

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Marital Status

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1,166

Number of Veterans

1,049

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam498
First Gulf War152
Korea108
Second Gulf War86
World War II57

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74407
75+312
55 to 64268
35 to 54159
18 to 3420

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,13710.45%
2+ Races2515.24%
Black45.13%
Hispanic21.30%

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

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9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

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57.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

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Rusk County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

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Rusk County, Wisconsin 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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73.94%

Born in Rusk County, Wisconsin

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Rusk County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 73.94% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rusk County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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