Vilas County WI Information


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  1. Vilas County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forVilas County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Vilas County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 21,201
Population in Households 21,011
Population in Familes 16,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 190
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $47,792
Average Household Income $67,446
Per Capita Income $30,929


Total Housing Units 26,180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,365 (28.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,322 ( 8.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16,493 (63.0%)
Median Home Value $234,540
Average Home Value $323,184


Total Households 9,687
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 6,274
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.13% -0.28%
Households 0.04% -0.14%
Families -0.11% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Vilas County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vilas 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 # 49 33rd
Population Density # 57 22nd
Diversity Index # 15 81st
Median Household Income # 58 21st
Per Capita Income # 14 82nd

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