Wood County WI Information


Wood County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 74,700
Daytime Population: Workers 43,205
Daytime Population: Residents 36,517
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79,722
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 73,905
Population in Familes 58,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 795
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $52,594
Average Household Income $65,847
Per Capita Income $28,347


Total Housing Units 34,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,529 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,475 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,841 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $128,069
Average Home Value $154,060


Total Households 32,004
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 20,656
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 -0.01% -0.08%
Households 0.18% 0.03%
Families 0.05% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


Wood County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood 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 # 22 71st
Population Density # 22 71st
Diversity Index # 39 47th
Median Household Income # 40 46th
Per Capita Income # 28 63rd

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