Chippewa County WI Information


Chippewa County Subdivisions

Chippewa County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 63,827
Population in Households 61,213
Population in Familes 49,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,614
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 25,318
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 17,201
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,442 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,876 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,736 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $149,416
Average Home Value $189,670


Median Household Income $51,326
Average Household Income $62,998
Per Capita Income $25,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.32%
Households 0.59% 0.48%
Families 0.5% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.


Chippewa County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chippewa County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 25 67th
Population Density1 # 30 60th
Diversity Index2 # 49 33rd
Median Household Income # 26 65th
Per Capita Income # 36 51st

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