According to the 2000 Census, Sawyer County, Wisconsin has a population of 16,196 people. Of those, 13,236 (81%) are White, 51 (319%) are Black, and 145 (906%) are Latino. However, 130 (or 1% of the 16,196 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.
A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Sawyer County a population of 16,066 with a demographic that is 82% White, 0% Black, and 1% Latino.