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Crandon, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Crandon had a population of 1,811 as of July 1, 2017. Crandon 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 Crandon is located at latitude 45.5678 and longitude -88.8955 in Forest County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crandon (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Forest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,627 feet.

The City of Crandon (GNIS ID: 1583023) 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 Crandon 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 Crandon: Ayr.

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


Total Population 1,811
Daytime Population: Workers 1,006
Daytime Population: Residents 983
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,989
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 1,720
Population in Familes 1,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 347
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $39,948
Average Household Income $51,909
Per Capita Income $21,818


Total Housing Units 976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 244 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $121,465
Average Home Value $149,899


Total Households 732
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 479
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 -0.8% -0.72%
Households -0.71% -0.69%
Families -0.48% -0.76%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Crandon, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crandon 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 # 278 64th
Population Density # 553 29th
Diversity Index # 122 84th
Median Household Income # 715 8th
Per Capita Income # 696 10th

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