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Clam Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Clam Lake Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ashland County at latitude 46.1544 and longitude -90.9058. Ashland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,414 feet.

The formal official name is the Clam Lake Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Clam Lake, Wisconsin.

The U5 Census Class Code for Clam Lake indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Clam Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles.

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Clam Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 39
Population in Households 39
Population in Familes 32
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 105
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (26.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (68.5%)
Median Home Value $96,429
Average Home Value $101,316


Median Household Income $39,570
Average Household Income $50,252
Per Capita Income $21,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 1.01%
Households 2.16% 0.85%
Families 0.0% 1.3%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Clam Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clam Lake to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 772 0th
Population Density1 # 722 7th
Diversity Index2 # 773 0th
Median Household Income # 643 17th
Per Capita Income # 571 26th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.