Table 1
Estimates of Poverty and Income for Wisconsin Counties, 2009

 

All Ages in Poverty, 2009

 

County

Number

90% Confidence Interval

Percent

90% Confidence Interval

Median
Household Income

Wisconsin

682,973

668,796 to 697,151

12.4%

12.2 to 12.7%

$49,994

Adams

2,764

2,184 to 3,344

14.9

11.8 to 18.1

39,116

Ashland

2,788

2,316 to 3,259

18.0

15.0 to 21.1

37,555

Barron

5,727

4,733 to 6,721

12.8

10.6 to 15.0

41,522

Bayfield

1,998

1,623 to 2,373

13.7

11.1 to 16.2

41,657

Brown

25,782

22,720 to 28,843

10.8

9.5 to 12.0

50,926

Buffalo

1,387

1,096 to 1,678

10.5

8.3 to 12.7

43,577

Burnett

2,388

1,987 to 2,789

15.2

12.7 to 17.8

38,580

Calumet

2,423

1,908 to 2,937

5.5

4.3 to 6.6

65,679

Chippewa

6,752

5,539 to 7,965

11.6

9.6 to 13.7

46,040

Clark

4,267

3,421 to 5,114

13.0

10.4 to 15.6

42,518

Columbia

4,907

3,993 to 5,822

9.2

7.4 to 10.9

52,967

Crawford

2,511

2,074 to 2,949

15.8

13.0 to 18.6

36,060

Dane

62,188

57,947 to 66,430

13.1

12.2 to 14.0

58,002

Dodge

7,342

6,094 to 8,590

9.0

7.5 to 10.6

50,483

Door

2,110

1,604 to 2,616

7.7

5.9 to 9.5

49,114

Douglas

6,072

4,928 to 7,217

14.1

11.5 to 16.8

42,656

Dunn

6,043

5,051 to 7,034

15.3

12.8 to 17.8

47,808

Eau Claire

14,672

13,070 to 16,272

15.6

13.9 to 17.3

44,359

Florence

636

513 to 760

14.2

11.4 to 16.9

40,817

Fond du Lac

9,103

7,684 to 10,522

9.5

8.0 to 11.0

50,678

Forest

1,505

1,168 to 1,842

16.0

12.4 to 19.6

37,100

Grant

6,261

5,288 to 7,233

13.9

11.7 to 16.1

42,942

Green

3,513

2,941 to 4,084

9.8

8.2 to 11.5

51,030

Green Lake

2,022

1,625 to 2,419

11.1

8.9 to 13.3

46,238

Iowa

1,960

1,544 to 2,376

8.4

6.6 to 10.2

53,885

Iron

894

699 to 1,089

15.0

11.8 to 18.3

34,201

Jackson

2,418

1,938 to 2,898

12.9

10.3 to 15.5

44,428

Jefferson

8,104

7,062 to 9,146

10.5

9.1 to 11.8

53,261

Juneau

3,181

2,483 to 3,878

12.8

10.0 to 15.6

41,700

Kenosha

20,693

17,867 to 23,520

12.9

11.1 to 14.6

52,914

Kewaunee

1,544

1,208 to 1,880

7.7

6.0 to 9.4

53,254

La Crosse

13,864

11,842 to 15,887

12.8

10.9 to 14.7

49,505

Lafayette

1,930

1,598 to 2,263

12.4

10.2 to 14.5

45,626

Langlade

2,616

2,132 to 3,101

13.3

10.8 to 15.8

39,858

Lincoln

3,057

2,473 to 3,640

10.7

8.6 to 12.7

47,816

Manitowoc

7,338

5,992 to 8,684

9.2

7.5 to 10.9

48,799

Marathon

13,394

11,576 to 15,212

10.3

8.9 to 11.7

50,495

Marinette

5,411

4,482 to 6,339

13.2

11.0 to 15.5

38,594

Marquette

1,955

1,600 to 2,309

13.4

11.0 to 15.8

41,273

Menominee

1,407

1,113 to 1,701

31.7

25.1 to 38.3

30,648

Milwaukee

192,170

182,475 to 201,865

20.6

19.6 to 21.6

42,012

Monroe

5,236

4,173 to 6,299

12.2

9.7 to 14.7

49,473

Oconto

3,816

3,147 to 4,486

10.4

8.6 to 12.2

49,037

Oneida

3,808

3,004 to 4,612

10.9

8.6 to 13.2

46,126

Outagamie

15,099

13,185 to 17,013

8.7

7.6 to 9.8

55,106

Ozaukee

4,361

3,568 to 5,155

5.1

4.2 to 6.1

73,830

Pepin

850

673 to 1,028

11.9

9.4 to 14.4

44,601

Pierce

3,772

3,140 to 4,404

10.1

8.4 to 11.7

56,006

Polk

4,314

3,572 to 5,056

9.9

8.2 to 11.6

47,782

Portage

7,981

6,817 to 9,144

12.2

10.4 to 13.9

50,494

Price

2,115

1,783 to 2,446

15.1

12.7 to 17.5

39,608

Racine

24,279

21,249 to 27,308

12.4

10.8 to 13.9

52,063

Richland

2,052

1,552 to 2,552

11.7

8.8 to 14.6

42,155

Rock

20,278

17,551 to 23,005

12.9

11.2 to 14.7

49,347

Rusk

2,414

1,934 to 2,893

17.1

13.7 to 20.4

36,032

St. Croix

5,223

4,392 to 6,055

6.3

5.3 to 7.3

67,049

Sauk

5,050

3,984 to 6,117

8.7

6.9 to 10.5

50,566

Sawyer

3,019

2,529 to 3,509

18.2

15.3 to 21.2

37,371

Shawano

4,431

3,604 to 5,259

11.0

8.9 to 13.1

45,497

Sheboygan

10,055

8,445 to 11,664

9.0

7.6 to 10.5

52,934

Taylor

2,412

1,965 to 2,858

12.7

10.4 to 15.1

42,559

Trempealeau

3,217

2,721 to 3,713

11.8

10.0 to 13.7

44,997

Vernon

4,509

3,722 to 5,296

15.6

12.9 to 18.3

40,644

Vilas

2,512

2,024 to 3,000

11.9

9.6 to 14.2

40,770

Walworth

12,777

11,107 to 14,448

13.1

11.4 to 14.8

50,097

Washburn

2,460

2,002 to 2,917

15.0

12.2 to 17.8

40,176

Washington

7,355

6,016 to 8,694

5.7

4.6 to 6.7

61,756

Waukesha

18,548

15,679 to 21,418

4.9

4.2 to 5.7

72,982

Waupaca

5,404

4,506 to 6,303

10.8

9.0 to 12.6

48,420

Waushara

3,426

2,803 to 4,048

14.7

12.0 to 17.4

43,844

Winnebago

18,471

16,188 to 20,755

11.9

10.4 to 13.4

47,486

Wood

6,632

5,535 to 7,729

9.1

7.6 to 10.6

45,309

Note: The Census Bureau cautions that there is “uncertainty with all estimates in this program,” and suggests that anyone seeking to compare estimates should first see the Bureau’s General Cautions page.
*The Census Bureau defines a confidence interval as “a range of values that, with some level of certainty, contains the true value the estimate is approximating.” See A Basic Explanation of Confidence Intervals for more details about confidence intervals.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates, Model-Based Estimates for States, Counties & School Districts, Estimates for Wisconsin Counties, 2009, released December 2010.

 

Last updated: 13 December 2010