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Wheeler, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The Village of Wheeler had a population of 349 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wheeler is located at latitude 45.0412 and longitude -91.8997 in Dunn County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wheeler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dunn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The Village of Wheeler (GNIS ID: 1584424) 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 Wheeler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheeler: Lochiel, Welton.

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


Total Population 349
Daytime Population: Workers 38
Daytime Population: Residents 170
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 208
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 349
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 443
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,031
Average Household Income $66,315
Per Capita Income $25,061


Total Housing Units 149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $190,625
Average Home Value $260,417


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 91
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 0.04% 0.11%
Households 0.11% 0.31%
Families 1.97% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Wheeler, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler 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 # 599 23rd
Population Density # 493 36th
Diversity Index # 573 26th
Median Household Income # 393 49th
Per Capita Income # 530 32nd

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