Bayfield County vs. Ashland County

Bayfield County (WI)Ashland County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)15,04215,600
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.2%-3.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)15,01316,157
Population, Census, April 1, 201015,01416,157
Persons under 5 years, percent4.5%5.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent17.1%21.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent27.7%19.6%
Female persons, percent49.1%49.9%
White alone, percent85.4%83.8%
Black or African American alone, percent0.7%0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent10.4%11.6%
Asian alone, percent0.5%0.5%
Two or More Races, percent3.0%3.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.0%3.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent84.3%82.2%
Veterans, 2014-20181,4081,141
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.9%1.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)13,4379,648
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201882.8%68.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$166,300$110,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,221$1,173
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$489$462
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$664$636
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20137.1%14.6%
Building permits, 2018998
Households, 2014-20186,9636,546
Persons per household, 2014-20182.132.31
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201892.2%87.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.8%3.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.9%82.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201878.4%69.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201894.9%92.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201830.5%21.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201812.0%12.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent9.2%7.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.1%61.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201856.5%58.3%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)31,78028,882
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)12,412143,093
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)84,548214,159
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$5,600$13,392
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.116.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,910$43,861
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,886$23,505
Persons in poverty, percent14.2%15.8%
Total employer establishments, 2017423487
Total employment, 20172,1936,345
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)67,874261,277
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-2.7%-0.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20171,5931,099
All firms, 20121,6671,553
Men-owned firms, 2012717762
Women-owned firms, 2012585463
Minority-owned firms, 20125261
Nonminority-owned firms, 20121,5431,365
Veteran-owned firms, 201212579
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20121,4311,327
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.3%8.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%29.4%
Population per square mile, 201010.215.5
Land area in square miles, 20101,477.861,045.04

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Bayfield county (WI) and Ashland county (WI) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.