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Ellison Bay, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Ellison Bay Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Door County at latitude 45.2553 and longitude -87.0729. Door County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Ellison Bay 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 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.

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Ellison Bay, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (23.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 3.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (72.9%)
Median Home Value $202,273
Average Home Value $271,203


Median Household Income $59,723
Average Household Income $79,949
Per Capita Income $38,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.82%
Households 0.8% 0.87%
Families 1.19% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.96%
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, 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 # 700 10th
Population Density1 # 751 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 745 4th
Median Household Income # 169 78th
Per Capita Income # 38 95th

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