Taylor County is located in Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Medford and the largest city is Medford. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.taylor.wi.us. The 2014 population estimate is 20,540 and the 2010 census population was 20,689. The land area is 974.88 square miles and there are 21.2 persons per square mile.
98.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 86.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $126,100, there are 8,761 households, an average of 2.33 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,032, the median household income is $44,869, and 13.9% of the persons in Taylor County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,971. Retail sales (in $1000) were $189,138, and sales per capita were $9,793. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.2%.
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