Polk County vs. Washington County

Polk County (WI)Washington County (MN)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)43,598259,201
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-1.4%8.9%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)44,202238,114
Population, Census, April 1, 201044,205238,136
Persons under 5 years, percent5.0%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.9%24.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.6%15.0%
Female persons, percent49.6%50.6%
White alone, percent96.4%85.9%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%4.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.1%0.5%
Asian alone, percent0.6%6.2%
Two or More Races, percent1.4%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.0%4.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.8%82.2%
Veterans, 2014-20183,08513,654
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.2%6.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)24,78799,459
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201878.4%81.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$164,700$277,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,337$1,827
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$515$587
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$751$1,267
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20139.7%14.4%
Building permits, 20182031,699
Households, 2014-201818,31493,184
Persons per household, 2014-20182.342.68
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.6%88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20182.4%9.4%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.9%94.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201874.7%90.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.5%96.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.4%43.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.6%6.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.5%3.3%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.7%70.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.6%67.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)42,249399,030
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)226,9741,052,695
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)995,3215,767,053
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)183,9184,760,063
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)452,0072,976,360
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,365$12,194
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201829.026.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,932$92,376
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,489$43,789
Persons in poverty, percent9.6%4.2%
Total employer establishments, 20171,1225,946
Total employment, 201713,56779,574
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)484,2603,508,427
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.6%-2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20173,23918,650
All firms, 20124,72121,302
Men-owned firms, 20122,64211,035
Women-owned firms, 20121,2487,729
Minority-owned firms, 2012602,089
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,45518,613
Veteran-owned firms, 20124421,932
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20123,98018,414
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%3.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.3%28.9%
Population per square mile, 201048.4619.7
Land area in square miles, 2010913.96384.28

Source: United States Census Bureau

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