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Port Wing, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Port Wing Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Bayfield County at latitude 46.7756 and longitude -91.3806. Bayfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Port Wing 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Wing: Portwing.

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Port Wing, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 141
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (31.5%)
Median Home Value $90,152
Average Home Value $110,390


Median Household Income $40,259
Average Household Income $49,559
Per Capita Income $25,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.31% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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, 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 # 706 9th
Population Density1 # 690 11th
Diversity Index2 # 582 26th
Median Household Income # 623 20th
Per Capita Income # 334 57th

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