|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wausau is 39,575. Wausau, Wisconsin is the 1,001st largest city in the US.
Wausau is located entirely in Marathon County.
The peak population of Wausau was in 2020, when its population was 39,802. In 2020, Wausau was the 996th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,001st largest city in the US. Wausau is currently 0.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Wausau has grown 2.4% since the 2000. Wausau, Wisconsin's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Wausau has a population density of 2,082.5 people per square mile.
|892||Fond du Lac||44,595||5.5%|
|995||Cape Girardeau, Missouri||39,820||12.2%|
|997||Hobbs, New Mexico||39,756||38.9%|
|999||Plant City, Florida||39,653||31.2%|
|1000||Lincoln Park, Michigan||39,643||-0.9%|
|1003||State College, Pennsylvania||39,525||2.9%|
|1005||West Fargo, North Dakota||39,487||154.1%|
|1007||Amherst Town, Massachusetts||39,378|
The total voting age population of Wausau, Wisconsin, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 29,317. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.3% of the residents of Wausau are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wausau are 83.1% White, 11.7% Asian, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Black, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wausau, 15.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.5%. On a per-household basis, 9.8% of families are below the poverty line in Wausau.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Wausau residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.7% of Wausau residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.0% have a bachelor's degree and 9.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wausau residents aged 5 and older, 13.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Wausau is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wausau, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wausau is $46,824.
In Wausau, 58.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.9% of housing units in Wausau.
Of all the housing units in Wausau, 27.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Wausau, 9.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wausau is $708.
In Wausau, 82.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.