Rock County vs. Jefferson County

Rock County (WI)Jefferson County (WI)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)163,12985,129
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)1.7%1.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)160,33583,683
Population, Census, April 1, 2010160,33183,686
Persons under 5 years, percent6.1%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.1%21.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent16.6%17.0%
Female persons, percent50.7%50.0%
White alone, percent90.3%96.0%
Black or African American alone, percent5.3%1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.5%
Asian alone, percent1.4%1.0%
Two or More Races, percent2.4%1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent8.9%7.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent82.5%89.5%
Veterans, 2014-201810,8205,211
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.5%3.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)69,22735,993
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.0%70.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$139,800$184,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,239$1,463
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$513$575
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$803$854
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201318.0%22.0%
Building permits, 2018340237
Households, 2014-201864,53832,866
Persons per household, 2014-20182.462.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.2%86.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20188.2%6.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201887.9%88.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201877.1%80.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.6%91.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201821.8%24.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.5%7.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent7.2%5.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.9%69.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.3%65.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)236,24288,256
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,120,868394,991
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)4,474,2113,842,916
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)3,225,073793,808
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,215,179910,983
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,809$10,781
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.824.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$55,832$63,676
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$28,103$30,329
Persons in poverty, percent10.9%8.1%
Total employer establishments, 20173,3742,007
Total employment, 201759,47530,252
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,634,4911,210,032
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.8%-1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,1425,109
All firms, 201211,2396,180
Men-owned firms, 20126,2953,429
Women-owned firms, 20123,4041,936
Minority-owned firms, 2012889345
Nonminority-owned firms, 20129,9025,605
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,047531
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20129,4735,329
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.7%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.4%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.6%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.9%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200727.9%26.3%
Population per square mile, 2010223.3150.4
Land area in square miles, 2010718.14556.47

Source: United States Census Bureau

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