Vilas County is located in North Wisconsin. The County Seat is Eagle River and the largest city is Eagle River. The Official Web Site is located at http://co.vilas.wi.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 21,398 and the 2010 census population was 21,430. The land area is 856.60 square miles and there are 25 persons per square mile.
87% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 11.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 91.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 24.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $186,000, there are 10,636 households, an average of 1.99 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,252, the median household income is $40,833, and 13.3% of the persons in Vilas County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,491. Retail sales (in $1000) were $312,228, and sales per capita were $14,218. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.1%.
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