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Sawyer County, Wisconsin Facts

Facts
State Wisconsin
Land area 1,257.3 square miles
Population Density 13.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,513
Population change -0.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 20.2%
65 and over 22.7%
Females 49.4%
White 78.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 3.2%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 17.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 22%
Veterans 1,662
Households and Housing
Households 7,663
Persons per household 2.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $39,904
The per capita income $23,809
Live below the poverty line. 18.8%
housing units 16,107
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $162,500
Residents owning their homes. 75.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,363
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 $224,148
Retail sales per capita $13,223
Manufacturers shipments $180,912
Merchant wholesaler sales $50,232