Mount Horeb, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Mount Horeb had a population of 7,242 as of July 1, 2016. Mount Horeb ranks in the upper 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 Mount Horeb is located at latitude 43.006 and longitude -89.7317 in Dane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mount Horeb (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The Village of Mount Horeb (GNIS ID: 1583763) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Horeb population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Horeb: Horeb's Corners, Staangi.

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Mount Horeb, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,242
Population in Households 7,153
Population in Familes 6,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 2,248
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,810
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,831 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 979 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $241,093
Average Home Value $259,148


Median Household Income $69,100
Average Household Income $80,739
Per Capita Income $31,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.8%
Households 0.61% 0.9%
Families 0.73% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Mount Horeb, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Horeb to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 118 85th
Population Density1 # 50 94th
Diversity Index2 # 424 45th
Median Household Income # 85 89th
Per Capita Income # 136 83rd

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