One of the fastest growing counties in Wisconsin, Sauk County combines small-town quality of life with proximity to outstanding metropolitan areas. Sauk County’s manufacturing base is strong in plastics, metal fabrication, and food processing. Among the most scenic counties in the region, Sauk County has a thriving tourism industry, with the Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton area hailed as the “Waterpark Capital of the World.”

2010 Population: 61,976
2015 Population Estimate: 63,642

Demographics of Sauk County

Labor Force
Labor Force Profile of Sauk County

Major Employers
Top private sector employers in Sauk County include Cardinal Glass, Sysco Foods, Teel Plastics, and Kalahari Development.

Sauk County Major Employers

Colleges & Universities
University of Wisconsin – Baraboo/Sauk County
Madison College – Reedsburg Campus

Large Communities

  • Baraboo (county seat): 12,023
  • Reedsburg: 9,327
  • Prairie du Sac: 4,037
  • Sauk City: 3,432
  • Lake Delton: 2,926
  • Wisconsin Dells: 2,670
  • Delton: 2,408
  • Spring Green: 1,701
  • Village of West Baraboo: 1,580
  • Excelsior: 1,570
  • Dellona: 1,573

Economic Development Contact
Sauk County Development Corporation
Ed White, Executive Director
608.355.2084 | Email Ed

Sources: U.S. Census; Wisconsin’s WORKnet; Municipality Population Estimates, Wisconsin Department of Administration, Demographic Services Center; Applied Geographic Solutions via LocateInWisconsin.


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