Rothschild has the 3433rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Rothschild is part of the Wausau metro area. Unemployment in the Wausau area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Wausau has the 239th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Rothschild is below average at $40,990, and the median cost of a home in Rothschild is $129,800, which is below the national average. 24% of workers in Rothschild hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 93% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Rothschild. 81% of Rothschild workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Rothschild spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.