Ellison Bay, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ellison Bay, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Ellison Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 176 as of July 1, 2015. Ellison Bay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ellison Bay is located at latitude 45.2553 and longitude -87.0729 in Door County. The formal boundaries for the Ellison Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Door County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Ellison Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586484) 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 Ellison Bay Census Designated Place is located within Town of Liberty Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Door County.

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

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Ellison Bay, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 176
Population in Households 176
Population in Familes 143
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 66
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 341 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (24.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 3.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 247 (72.4%)
Median Home Value $205,769
Average Home Value $271,084


Median Household Income $56,863
Average Household Income $81,184
Per Capita Income $38,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.22%
Households 1.48% 1.25%
Families 1.89% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.


Ellison Bay, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellison Bay 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 # 694 10th
Population Density1 # 751 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 729 6th
Median Household Income # 239 69th
Per Capita Income # 39 95th

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