Polk County vs. St. Croix County

Polk County (WI)St. Croix County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)43,59889,694
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-1.4%6.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)44,20284,347
Population, Census, April 1, 201044,20584,345
Persons under 5 years, percent5.0%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.9%24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.6%14.1%
Female persons, percent49.6%50.1%
White alone, percent96.4%95.9%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.1%0.4%
Asian alone, percent0.6%1.2%
Two or More Races, percent1.4%1.6%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.0%2.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.8%93.8%
Veterans, 2014-20183,0854,798
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.2%2.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)24,78736,313
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201878.4%76.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$164,700$233,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,337$1,613
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$515$565
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$751$947
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20139.7%15.6%
Building permits, 2018203563
Households, 2014-201818,31433,674
Persons per household, 2014-20182.342.59
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201888.6%88.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20182.4%3.8%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.9%92.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201874.7%84.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201893.5%96.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.4%33.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.6%5.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent6.5%4.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201863.7%72.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201859.6%67.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)42,249122,879
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)226,974353,361
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)995,3211,307,740
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)183,9181,907,276
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)452,0071,107,727
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,365$12,995
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201829.027.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$56,932$81,124
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$29,489$37,419
Persons in poverty, percent9.6%4.7%
Total employer establishments, 20171,1222,321
Total employment, 201713,56730,661
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)484,2601,250,802
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.6%4.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20173,2396,556
All firms, 20124,7217,327
Men-owned firms, 20122,6423,961
Women-owned firms, 20121,2482,506
Minority-owned firms, 201260283
Nonminority-owned firms, 20124,4556,808
Veteran-owned firms, 2012442493
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20123,9806,414
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%0.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.3%25.4%
Population per square mile, 201048.4116.8
Land area in square miles, 2010913.96722.33

Source: United States Census Bureau

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