Vernon County, Wisconsin Population 2024

31,338

Vernon County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 31,338 with a growth rate of 0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Vernon County, Wisconsin is the 42nd largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 29,771 and has seen a growth of 5.26% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,0331390.44%
202831,8941390.44%
202731,7551390.44%
202631,6161390.44%
202531,4771390.44%
202431,3381390.45%
202331,1991390.45%
202231,0601390.45%
202130,9212230.73%
202030,698-179-0.58%
201930,8771020.33%
201830,775460.15%
201730,7291750.57%
201630,5542230.74%
201530,3311320.44%
201430,199980.33%
201330,101720.24%
201230,0291550.52%
201129,8741030.35%
201029,771
199025,617-25-0.1%
198025,6421,0854.42%
197024,557-1,106-4.31%
196025,663-2,243-8.04%
195027,906-2,034-6.79%
194029,9401,4034.92%
193028,537-715-2.44%
192029,2521,1364.04%
191028,116-235-0.83%
190028,3513,24012.9%
189025,1111,8768.07%
188023,2354,59024.62%
187018,6457,63869.39%
186011,007-21,026-65.64%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.45% (139)
County Website
Vernon County
County Seat
2020 Population
30,698
Area
792 mi²
Density
40 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.08% (640)
Founded
1851

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,40895.45%
Two or more races1,0103.28%
Other race2020.66%
Asian750.24%
Black or African American660.21%
Native American360.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Vernon County, Wisconsin Median Age

41.3

Total

40.6

Male

42.1

Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 22,804 adults, (6,246 of whom are seniors) in Vernon County, Wisconsin.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Vernon County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female15,14549.15%
Male15,66650.85%

Vernon County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Vernon County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,9912.5379.720.3
Married6,5043.2590.59.5
Non Family4,1481.1967.332.7
Female8203.1363.736.3
Male5193.3169.730.3
showing: 5 rows

3.17

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Vernon 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

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

Vernon 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 other race people with a rate of 37.04%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,187

Average Earnings

$52,117

Average Male

$38,499

Average Female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

89.52% of Vernon County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 10.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.23% of the population.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Language

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,9134,17314.43%
Multiple95615916.63%
Hispanic5119618.79%
Other2012311.44%
Black411536.59%
Asian741317.57%
Native281242.86%
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14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.55%

Male Poverty Rate

16.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Native, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Vernon County, Wisconsin is Other, with 11.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.3%.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.11%
High School11.81%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.2%
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Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.95%
Female Unemployed11.93%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed4.23%
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Vernon County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Vernon County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Vernon County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,696

Number of Veterans

1,585

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

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Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

count

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Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Vernon 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

77.77%

Born in Vernon County, Wisconsin

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Vernon County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 77.77% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Vernon County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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