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The Village of Downing had a population of 273 as of July 1, 2017. Downing ranks in the lower 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 Downing is located at latitude 45.0498 and longitude -92.1243 in Dunn County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Downing (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dunn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The Village of Downing (GNIS ID: 1583096) 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 Downing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Downing, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 273
Daytime Population: Workers 45
Daytime Population: Residents 135
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 180
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 92
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,446
Average Household Income $67,417
Per Capita Income $26,793


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $157,353
Average Home Value $177,353


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.58%
Households 0.56% 0.78%
Families 0.56% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Downing, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downing to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 636 18th
Population Density # 735 5th
Diversity Index # 555 29th
Median Household Income # 329 58th
Per Capita Income # 409 47th

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