Skip to Main Content
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Wood County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 73,427. Living in Wood County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Wood County there are a lot of bars and parks. Many retirees live in Wood County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Wood County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$675
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Wood County
Get Rates
  • $0 Lender Fee on Home Loans Limited Time Only
  • Biggest Home Loan Sale Ever. Low interest rates. Get a quote today!
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    28.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    2.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    51.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    12.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    348
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,073.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    94.7
    284
Home Security Options for Wood County
Learn More
  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Wood County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,603
National
$55,322

Wood County Reviews

No reviews yet

Take our survey to add your review

Review Wood County