Sawyer County, Wisconsin Population 2024

19,183

Sawyer County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 19,183 with a growth rate of 1.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sawyer County, Wisconsin is the 55th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 16,553 and has seen a growth of 15.89% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,7433121.53%
202820,4313121.55%
202720,1193121.58%
202619,8073121.6%
202519,4953121.63%
202419,1833121.65%
202318,8713121.68%
202218,5593121.71%
202118,2471240.68%
202018,1231,5839.57%
201916,5401010.61%
201816,439610.37%
201716,378510.31%
201616,327300.18%
201516,297-67-0.41%
201416,364-115-0.7%
201316,479-41-0.25%
201216,520-25-0.15%
201116,545-8-0.05%
201016,553
199014,1811,33810.42%
198012,8433,17332.81%
19709,6701952.06%
19609,475-848-8.21%
195010,323-1,217-10.55%
194011,5402,66229.98%
19308,8786357.7%
19208,2432,01632.38%
19106,2272,63473.31%
19003,5931,61681.74%
18901,977-18,766-90.47%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.65% (312)
County Website
Sawyer County
County Seat
2020 Population
18,123
Area
1257 mi²
Density
15 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
5.85% (1,060)
Founded
1885

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,00777.57%
Native American2,69214.91%
Two or more races9585.31%
Black or African American1490.83%
Other race1450.8%
Asian1000.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.03%
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Median Age

51.4

Total

50.5

Male

52.5

Female

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 14,816 adults, (4,870 of whom are seniors) in Sawyer County, Wisconsin.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

49

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female8,68648.1%
Male9,37151.9%

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,2102.1575.924.1
Married3,8012.6592.37.7
Non Family3,2891.1564.335.7
Female7553.2550.549.5
Male3653.7762.237.8
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2.72

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

75.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sawyer 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

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

Sawyer 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 32.06%.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,629

Average Earnings

$41,438

Average Male

$33,043

Average Female

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Language

95.74% of Sawyer County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Language

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5631,45810.75%
Native2,63874328.17%
Multiple948757.91%
Hispanic489387.77%
Asian991616.16%
Black51713.73%
Islander66100%
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13.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.14%

Male Poverty Rate

14.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sawyer County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sawyer County, Wisconsin is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sawyer County, Wisconsin is Hispanic, with 7.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.81%.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.25%
High School16.52%
Some College8.9%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%
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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.49%
Female Unemployed20.45%
Female Employed9.73%
Male Employed5.54%
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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sawyer 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.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,366

Number of Veterans

1,246

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sawyer 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

59.45%

Born in Sawyer County, Wisconsin

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Sawyer County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 59.45% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sawyer County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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