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Argonne, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Argonne Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Forest County at latitude 45.6582 and longitude -88.8777. Forest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Argonne 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 Argonne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Argonne: North Crandon, Van Zile.

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


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 292
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (24.7%)
Median Home Value $131,250
Average Home Value $157,627


Median Household Income $48,029
Average Household Income $55,699
Per Capita Income $25,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.12%
Households 0.35% 0.3%
Families 0.54% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Argonne, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Argonne 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 # 705 9th
Population Density1 # 592 24th
Diversity Index2 # 410 48th
Median Household Income # 441 43rd
Per Capita Income # 342 56th

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