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Fairwater, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Fairwater is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fond du Lac County at latitude 43.7425 and longitude -88.8669. Fond du Lac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 948 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Fairwater, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairwater, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fairwater indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Fairwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 360
Population in Households 360
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 489
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 116
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $86,923
Average Home Value $99,569


Median Household Income $51,190
Average Household Income $59,961
Per Capita Income $22,667
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.71% -0.51%
Households -0.31% -0.27%
Families 1.7% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   3.33%
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.


Fairwater, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairwater 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 # 592 23rd
Population Density1 # 475 39th
Diversity Index2 # 325 58th
Median Household Income # 354 54th
Per Capita Income # 507 35th

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