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Port Wing, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Port Wing Census Designated Place had a population of 162 as of July 1, 2015. Port Wing ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Port Wing is located at latitude 46.7756 and longitude -91.3806 in Bayfield County. The formal boundaries for the Port Wing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bayfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Port Wing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586545) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Port Wing Census Designated Place is located within Town of Port Wing, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bayfield County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Wing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Wing: Portwing.

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Port Wing, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $94,531
Average Home Value $117,857


Median Household Income $40,626
Average Household Income $50,976
Per Capita Income $25,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.12%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families 1.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
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.


Port Wing, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Wing to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 704 9th
Population Density1 # 689 11th
Diversity Index2 # 538 31st
Median Household Income # 632 18th
Per Capita Income # 363 53rd

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