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Bayfield County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 15,075 (all rural); it was 15,013 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,988
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,477
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,130
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,221 (it was 1,077 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 1476 sq. mi.

Water area: 565.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bayfield County: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.8%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Bayfield County, WI (2019)
    • 12,67684.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,55510.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3282.2%Two or more races
    • 3132.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1240.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 740.5%Asian alone
    • 80.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

52.7 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 7,670  (50.9%)
Females: 7,405  (49.1%)
Average household size:
Bayfield County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,295 ($33,390 in 1999)
This county:

$58,295
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $524 (lower quartile is $311, upper quartile is $671)
This county:

$524
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $185,844 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Bayfield:

$185,844
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $111,708 - $277,988

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $230,446
Here:

$230,446
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $344,557
Here:

$344,557
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $214,396
Here:

$214,396
State:

$191,549

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,345
Here:

$98,345
State:

$185,896

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $256,361
Here:

$256,361
State:

$204,140

Mobile homes: $66,536
Here:

$66,536
State:

$56,469

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,213
Here:

$85,213
State:

$69,466

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,208
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $474

Institutionalized population: 108

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 51
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 22

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 76
  • Thefts: 115
  • Auto thefts: 19
Bayfield County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 159 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1999: 140 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2000: 144 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2001: 143 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2002: 140 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2003: 154 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2004: 155 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2005: 185 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2006: 157 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2007: 140 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2008: 122 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2009: 91 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2012: 63 buildings, average cost: $208,200
  • 2013: 79 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2015: 75 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2016: 78 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2017: 92 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2018: 99 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2019: 82 buildings, average cost: $147,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bayfield, WI residents
Average permit cost in Bayfield, WI
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,213 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,162 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Bayfield, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bayfield, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bayfield, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.1%
Bayfield County:

10.1%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.4% for American Indian residents, 47.6% for other race residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 52.7 years old
(Males: 52.4 years old, Females: 53.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.7 years old, Black residents: 27.3 years old, American Indian residents: 32.9 years old, Asian residents: 34.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.3 years old, Other race residents: 51.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bayfield County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Washburn, Russell, Iron River, Cable, Barksdale, Eileen, Bayfield, Barnes, Drummond, Oulu.

Bayfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Fallon County, Montana , Clay County, Minnesota , Mason County, Washington , McCone County, Montana , Treasure County, Montana , Norman County, Minnesota , Wilkin County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Bayfield, WI
County total employment by year in Bayfield, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Bayfield, WI

Current college students: 453
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 251 (59.3% naturalized citizens)

Bayfield County:

1.7%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 322010 or later
  • 492000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 88Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.8%

Bayfield County marital status for males Bayfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,664
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 239
  • 3 or 4: 126
  • 5 to 9: 132
  • 10 to 19: 88
  • 20 to 49: 110
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 896
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Housing units in Bayfield County with a mortgage: 2,947 (93 second mortgage, 206 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,052

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bayfield County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,10910
Mainline Protestant2,24714
Evangelical Protestant84710
Other11
Orthodox--
None8,810-
Bayfield County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Bayfield County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bayfield County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bayfield County:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Bayfield County:

27.6%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Bayfield County:

Average size of farms: 239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,075
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.89
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.58%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,797
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,317
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.74%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.14
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.81%
Corn for grain: 2092 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 259 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 192 harvested acres
Vegetables: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 377 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bayfield County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from Bayfield County center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Bayfield County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2018 - June 19, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4383-WI: August 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4383, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 11, 2016 to July 12, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4276: August 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4141: August 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4141, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 19, 2012 to June 20, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4076: August 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4076, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Flooding, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to July 06, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1369: May 11, 2001, FEMA Id: 1369, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 1999 to July 31, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1284: August 16, 1999, FEMA Id: 1284, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Drought, Incident Period: June 17, 1976, Emergency Declared EM-3014: June 17, 1976, FEMA Id: 3014, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Wisconsin Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 10, 1972, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-352: September 10, 1972, FEMA Id: 352, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Bayfield County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Bayfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,518 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 411 (8.5%)
  • Bus: 83 (1.7%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 30 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 229 (4.7%)
  • Worked at home: 529 (11.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (18%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Liberia (7%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Hungary (5%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bayfield County


  • German (17%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Finnish (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (4%)
  • Polish (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bayfield County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Bayfield County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 7 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,322.

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.63% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($25,720 average AGI)
2.62% relocated from other states ($23,146 average AGI)
Bayfield County:

2.62%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ashland County, WI  1.19% ($39,615 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.78% ($43,275)


5.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.27% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($23,563 average AGI)
2.07% relocated to other states ($18,698 average AGI)
Bayfield County:

2.07%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ashland County, WI  0.97% ($35,492 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.75% ($39,837)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in Bayfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Bayfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bayfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bayfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,308 (2,856 aged, 452 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 388 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bayfield County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (288)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (147)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (44)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 872
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,004
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,075
  • Male householders: 3,720 (1,166 living alone), Female householders: 3,420 (975 living alone)
  • 3,855 spouses (3,821 opposite-sex spouses), 570 unmarried partners, (563 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,855 children (2,588 natural, 100 adopted, 167 stepchildren), 225 grandchildren, 25 brothers or sisters, 34 parents, 25 foster children, 43 other relatives, 176 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 128

Size of family households: 2,891 2-persons, 693 3-persons, 583 4-persons, 227 5-persons, 125 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,139 1-person, 353 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 36 4-persons.

1,753 married couples with children.
554 single-parent households (156 men, 398 women).

96.3% of residents of Bayfield speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,288,000 ($6,280 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,905,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,102,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,344,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $325,000
Federal grants: $23,996,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,283,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,237,000 ($338,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,675,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,285,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,603,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 640
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 756
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +23
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +266
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bayfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.37 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • 2342014 or later
  • 2642010 to 2013
  • 2,4532000 to 2009
  • 2,2471990 to 1999
  • 1,6621980 to 1989
  • 2,0221970 to 1979
  • 1,1401960 to 1969
  • 8381950 to 1959
  • 6371940 to 1949
  • 1,8751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • 201 room
  • 742 rooms
  • 3433 rooms
  • 8214 rooms
  • 1,2925 rooms
  • 1,1586 rooms
  • 8697 rooms
  • 5858 rooms
  • 8009+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • 221 room
  • 1242 rooms
  • 1983 rooms
  • 3034 rooms
  • 2235 rooms
  • 1286 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 608 rooms
  • 449+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • 27no bedroom
  • 3551 bedroom
  • 1,7342 bedrooms
  • 2,7013 bedrooms
  • 8574 bedrooms
  • 2785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bayfield County, Wisconsin
  • 24no bedroom
  • 2671 bedroom
  • 3952 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 1124 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bayfield County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bayfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bayfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 83no vehicle
  • 1,4641 vehicle
  • 2,6872 vehicles
  • 1,2053 vehicles
  • 3704 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bayfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bayfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 159no vehicle
  • 5551 vehicle
  • 2852 vehicles
  • 1213 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

92.0% of Bayfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Wisconsin.

Bayfield County:

92.0%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,201
  • Other state: 5,553
  • Northeast: 379
  • Midwest: 4,388
  • South: 388
  • West: 416
Year householders moved into unit in Bayfield County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bayfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 47.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Wood
  • 8.4%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 31.4%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 12.4%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 115
Here:

10.2%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 45
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

23.1%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bayfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,074,000
    Other: $1,195,000
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,520,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $204,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    General - Other: $84,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,989,000
    Regular Highways: $4,404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,999,000
    General - Other: $2,947,000
    Police Protection: $2,789,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,062,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $320,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $314,000
    Highways: $96,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $501,000
    Sale of Property: $119,000
    Interest Earnings: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $683,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,089,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,026,000
    Highways: $2,234,000
    Other: $1,108,000
    General Local Government Support: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $433,000
    Education: $366,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,584,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $970,000
    Other License: $251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,032,000

Bayfield County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,074,000
    Other: $1,195,000
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,520,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $204,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    General - Other: $84,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,989,000
    Regular Highways: $4,404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,999,000
    General - Other: $2,947,000
    Police Protection: $2,789,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,062,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $320,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $314,000
    Highways: $96,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $501,000
    Sale of Property: $119,000
    Interest Earnings: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $683,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,089,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,026,000
    Highways: $2,234,000
    Other: $1,108,000
    General Local Government Support: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $433,000
    Education: $366,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,584,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $970,000
    Other License: $251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,032,000

Bayfield County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,074,000
    Other: $1,195,000
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,520,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $204,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    General - Other: $84,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,989,000
    Regular Highways: $4,404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,999,000
    General - Other: $2,947,000
    Police Protection: $2,789,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,062,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $320,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $314,000
    Highways: $96,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $501,000
    Sale of Property: $119,000
    Interest Earnings: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $683,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,089,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,026,000
    Highways: $2,234,000
    Other: $1,108,000
    General Local Government Support: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $433,000
    Education: $366,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,584,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $970,000
    Other License: $251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,032,000

Bayfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Natural Resources - Other: $5,074,000
    Other: $1,195,000
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,520,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $204,000
    General Public Buildings: $104,000
    General - Other: $84,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Correctional Institutions: $35,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $4,989,000
    Regular Highways: $4,404,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,999,000
    General - Other: $2,947,000
    Police Protection: $2,789,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,139,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,062,000
    Financial Administration: $917,000
    General Public Buildings: $460,000
    Parks and Recreation: $407,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $124,000
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $184,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $320,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Libraries: $36,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $314,000
    Highways: $96,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,570,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,280,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $290,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $501,000
    Sale of Property: $119,000
    Interest Earnings: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $683,000
    General - Other: $102,000
    Police Protection: $85,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,089,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,026,000
    Highways: $2,234,000
    Other: $1,108,000
    General Local Government Support: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $433,000
    Education: $366,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,584,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $970,000
    Other License: $251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,032,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 252
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 225
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 153
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 53
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 113
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 100
Most common first names in Bayfield County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14875.3 years
William9775.0 years
Mary8081.3 years
Robert7472.0 years
George7376.6 years
James5574.4 years
Margaret5178.3 years
Joseph5071.3 years
Walter4775.6 years
Arthur4678.5 years
Most common last names in Bayfield County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson9677.4 years
Anderson9180.2 years
Peterson6279.1 years
Nelson5477.5 years
Olson4777.2 years
Carlson3881.2 years
Larson3579.8 years
Swanson2878.1 years
Smith2772.7 years
Hanson2678.3 years
Businesses in Bayfield County, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Super 81
Dairy Queen1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul2