Douglas County vs. Sawyer County

Douglas County (WI)Sawyer County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)43,20816,489
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-2.2%-0.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)44,15916,547
Population, Census, April 1, 201044,15916,557
Persons under 5 years, percent4.8%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.7%19.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.6%25.9%
Female persons, percent49.9%48.9%
White alone, percent92.7%77.9%
Black or African American alone, percent1.2%0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent2.0%18.0%
Asian alone, percent1.2%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent2.9%3.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent1.6%2.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent91.5%76.5%
Veterans, 2014-20183,7111,372
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20182.3%1.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)23,22316,604
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.9%73.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$143,700$164,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,193$1,142
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$513$417
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$748$646
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201320.7%7.2%
Building permits, 201810095
Households, 2014-201818,9207,634
Persons per household, 2014-20182.232.10
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.0%87.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20183.0%3.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.9%82.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201876.2%73.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.4%91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201824.0%23.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.7%9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.6%10.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201864.1%56.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.3%54.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)72,09967,156
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)129,12271,475
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)840,62061,018
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)577,740238,120
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,195$14,361
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.221.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,480$44,555
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$28,888$30,094
Persons in poverty, percent11.7%14.5%
Total employer establishments, 20171,035649
Total employment, 201714,1885,271
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)556,612186,028
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.2%6.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20172,2321,605
All firms, 20122,7642,081
Men-owned firms, 20121,4661,259
Women-owned firms, 2012765334
Minority-owned firms, 2012138136
Nonminority-owned firms, 20122,5041,856
Veteran-owned firms, 2012276232
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20122,2621,654
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20072.6%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, 20072.1%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200722.5%0.0%
Population per square mile, 201033.913.2
Land area in square miles, 20101,304.141,257.31

Source: United States Census Bureau

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