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Rusk County, Wisconsin Facts

Facts
State Wisconsin
Land area 913.6 square miles
Population Density 16.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,395
Population change -2.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 21.3%
65 and over 21.9%
Females 50%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.6
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.3%
Veterans 1,324
Households and Housing
Households 6,430
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $38,658
The per capita income $21,004
Live below the poverty line. 18.7%
housing units 8,911
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,800
Residents owning their homes. 76.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,562
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $198,374
Retail sales per capita $13,756
Manufacturers shipments $301,246
Merchant wholesaler sales $12,463