Taylor County WI Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

Taylor County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,452
Daytime Population: Workers 10,204
Daytime Population: Residents 9,491
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,695
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 20,243
Population in Familes 16,528
Population in Group Qrtrs 209
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $49,354
Average Household Income $62,065
Per Capita Income $25,461


Total Housing Units 10,794 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,446 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,446 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $136,826
Average Home Value $164,757


Total Households 8,348
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,615
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 -0.16% -0.33%
Households -0.07% -0.29%
Families -0.18% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


Taylor County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 52 29th
Population Density # 60 18th
Diversity Index # 69 6th
Median Household Income # 52 29th
Per Capita Income # 58 21st

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