The City of Superior had a population of 27,581 as of July 1, 2016. Superior ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Superior is located at latitude 46.6991 and longitude -92.062 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Superior (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.96 sq. miles and a water area of 18.69 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 643 feet.
The City of Superior (GNIS ID: 1584257) 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 Superior 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 Superior: Gete-oodenaang.
|Population in Households||26,428|
|Population in Familes||18,784|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,153|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||12,635 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,547 (51.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,245 (41.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||843 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$113,512|
|Average Home Value||$138,323|
|Median Household Income||$39,385|
|Average Household Income||$52,490|
|Per Capita Income||$23,102|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.49%|
The table below compares Superior 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.
|Total Population||# 27||97th|
|Population Density1||# 348||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 194||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 670||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 562||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.