Rusk County, Wisconsin

Rusk County: County in Wisconsin, United States

About

Rusk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,755 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,022 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ladysmith. The county was created 121 years ago in 1900.

Quick Facts about Rusk County

Population : 14,022 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
Different from : Rusk County
Area : 2411 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.9%
Land as percent of area : 98.1%
Named for : Jeremiah McLain Rusk
Capital : Ladysmith
Establishment : January 01, 1901
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:09:24 (12th August 2022)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.23% (2010-2020)
Rusk County locator map
Location of Rusk County on Wisconsin map.
Ladysmith Carnegie Library image
Ladysmith Carnegie Library
Ladysmith Carnegie Library image

Geography

Rusk County is located at 45°28'30"N 91°7'59"W (45.4751300, -91.1331200). It has 5 neighbors: Barron County, Price County, Sawyer County, Taylor County and Washburn County.

Rusk County map

The largest city of Rusk County is Ladysmith with a population of 3,054. Other cities include, Thornapple population 782 and Strickland population 275. See all Rusk County cities & populated places.

Rusk County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rusk County.

City Name Population Title
Ladysmith 3,054 City in and county seat of Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States
Thornapple 782 Human settlement in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Bruce 688 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States
Strickland 275 Human settlement in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Murry 260 Town in Rusk County, USA
Weyerhaeuser 210 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States
Sheldon 210 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States
Hawkins 150 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin
Tony 100 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin
Conrath 90 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin
Glen Flora 85 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin
Ingram 70 Village in Rusk County, Wisconsin

Rusk County has 5 neighbours.

  • Ladysmith

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rusk County decreased by 5.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,755 - census
2011 14,615 -0.96% estimation process
2012 14,305 -2.17% estimation process
2013 14,367 0.43% estimation process
2014 14,350 -0.12% estimation process
2015 14,124 -1.6% estimation process
2016 14,101 -0.16% estimation process
2017 14,148 0.33% estimation process
2018 14,110 -0.27% estimation process
2019 14,178 0.48% estimation process
2020 14,022 -1.11% estimation process

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