Richland County WI Information


Richland County Subdivisions

Richland County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,628
Population in Households 17,292
Population in Familes 13,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 336
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,077
Average Household Income $64,237
Per Capita Income $26,599


Total Housing Units 8,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,358 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,876 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,634 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $137,258
Average Home Value $178,196


Total Households 7,234
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 4,720
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.27% -0.39%
Households -0.19% -0.34%
Families -0.33% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


Richland County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 56 24th
Population Density # 52 29th
Diversity Index # 60 17th
Median Household Income # 44 40th
Per Capita Income # 50 32nd

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