St. Croix County demographics changing dramatically
New data out from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services shows a dramatic change in the population demographics for St. Croix County.
After decades of high growth and high wage earners moving into our area, the trend has abruptly changed.
Since 2010, the number of people aged 35 – 54, the age group with high wages and families, has dropped by 9%. Meanwhile, the number of people aged 65 and over has increased 17%. The data is for a two-year period ending July 1, 2012.