Bayfield County is located in North Wisconsin. The County Seat is Washburn and the largest city is Washburn. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.bayfieldcounty.org . The 2014 population estimate is 14,985 and the 2010 census population was 15,014. The land area is 1,477.86 square miles and there are 10.2 persons per square mile.
86.2% of the population is White, 0.6% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 10.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.7% is two or more races. 93.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $158,600, there are 6,964 households, an average of 2.14 persons per household. The per capita income is $25,377, the median household income is $44,944, and 13.5% of the persons in Bayfield County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,037. Retail sales (in $1000) were $107,608, and sales per capita were $7,164. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.4%.
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