Bayfield County vs. Sawyer County

Bayfield County (WI)Sawyer County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)15,04216,489
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.2%-0.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)15,01316,547
Population, Census, April 1, 201015,01416,557
Persons under 5 years, percent4.5%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent17.1%19.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent27.7%25.9%
Female persons, percent49.1%48.9%
White alone, percent85.4%77.9%
Black or African American alone, percent0.7%0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent10.4%18.0%
Asian alone, percent0.5%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent3.0%3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.0%2.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent84.3%76.5%
Veterans, 2014-20181,4081,372
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.9%1.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)13,43716,604
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201882.8%73.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$166,300$164,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,221$1,142
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$489$417
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$664$646
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20137.1%7.2%
Building permits, 20189995
Households, 2014-20186,9637,634
Persons per household, 2014-20182.132.10
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%3.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.9%82.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201878.4%73.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201894.9%91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201830.5%23.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201812.0%9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent9.2%10.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201858.1%56.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201856.5%54.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)31,78067,156
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)12,41271,475
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)84,548238,120
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$5,600$14,361
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201823.121.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,910$44,555
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,886$30,094
Persons in poverty, percent14.2%14.5%
Total employer establishments, 2017423649
Total employment, 20172,1935,271
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)67,874186,028
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-2.7%6.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20171,5931,605
All firms, 20121,6672,081
Men-owned firms, 20127171,259
Women-owned firms, 2012585334
Minority-owned firms, 201252136
Nonminority-owned firms, 20121,5431,856
Veteran-owned firms, 2012125232
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20121,4311,654
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.3%0.0%
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%0.0%
Population per square mile, 201010.213.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,477.861,257.31

Source: United States Census Bureau

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