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Wood County, Wisconsin

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Wood County, Wisconsin
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 72,999
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 72,999
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 74,750
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 74,749
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
21.1%
Female persons, percent
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
3.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
92.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 5,264
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 2.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 35,488
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 72.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $131,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,113
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $462
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $718
Building permits, 2019 274
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 32,332
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.23
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 4.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 86.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 81.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 92.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 21.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 10.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 78,641
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,234,516
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,482,409
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 626,208
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,101,719
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,803
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 19.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $54,913
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $31,425
Persons in poverty, percent
10.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2019 1,784
Total employment, 2019 37,366
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) 1,863,012
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 -1.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,960
All firms, 2012 4,860
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,660
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,240
Minority-owned firms, 2012 138
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,482
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 403
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,982
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 94.2
Land area in square miles, 2010 793.12
FIPS Code 55141
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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