Demographics of Aging in Wisconsin

The American Community Survey Statewide and County Aging Profiles, 2011-15

These three files linked below contain demographic, economic and social information about the older population for every Wisconsin county and the state as a whole. The source of the profiles is the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey for 2011-15, which is a five-year average of data.

The county file is a single file in which the reader may select a single county with a drop-down arrow embedded in the file. Each county’s characteristics are compared to respective statewide averages. The statewide file compares Wisconsin’s characteristics to national averages.

Lastly, the compendium file offers characteristics of the cities, towns and villages within counties.

State of Wisconsin Profile of Persons Ages 65 and Older, P-01213A (Excel)
Wisconsin County Profiles of Persons Ages 65 and Older, P-01213 (Excel)
State of Wisconsin Sub-County Compendium, P-01213B (Excel)

Wisconsin Projected Populations by Age Through 2040

This file contains projected population by select age groups reflecting changes in the older population from 2010 - 2040 in every Wisconsin county. The select age groups are ages 55 and older, 60 and older, and 85 and older. The tables have been created from data from the Wisconsin Department of Administrations' Demographic Services Center.

Wisconsin County Population Projections Through 2040, P-00138A (PDF)

This file contains a series of maps that shows projected share of total population in every Wisconsin county that will be ages 60 years and older from 2015 - 2040. The maps have been created from data from the Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Demographics Services Center.

Projected Population Ages 60 and Older 2015-2040 Maps, P-01803 (PDF)

Wisconsin Populations Reporting Disability by Age and Sex and by Type of Disability, 2010-2014

This file contains population in every Wisconsin county that reported a disability by age, sex and by type of disability. The select age groups are age 18 to 64, and 65 and older. The tables have been created from data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey for 2010-2014.

Population Reporting Disability by Age and Sex and by Type of Disability, P-01623 (Excel)

 

For more details about your county's population, or for other Census information, please contact Eric Grosso, Department of Health Services, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources at 608-266-7803 or email EricR.Grosso@wisconsin.gov.

 

Last Revised: May 16, 2017