Forest County is located in Northeast Wisconsin. The County Seat is Crandon and the largest city is Crandon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.forest.wi.gov . The 2014 population estimate is 9,127 and the 2010 census population was 9,304. The land area is 1,014.07 square miles and there are 9.2 persons per square mile.
81.7% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 1.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 14.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 85.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $122,400, there are 3,739 households, an average of 2.39 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,462, the median household income is $39,963, and 16.5% of the persons in Forest County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $56,601, and sales per capita were $5,805.
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