Rusk County WI Information

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Rusk County Subdivisions

Rusk County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,517
Population in Households 14,343
Population in Familes 11,344
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,172
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 3,948
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,619 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,553 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,898 (32.0%)
Median Home Value $96,676
Average Home Value $122,137
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,626
Average Household Income $49,009
Per Capita Income $20,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% 0.03%
Households -0.18% 0.17%
Families -0.31% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Rusk County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rusk County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 11th
Population Density1 # 64 13th
Diversity Index2 # 66 10th
Median Household Income # 71 3rd
Per Capita Income # 70 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.

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