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Laona, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The Laona Census Designated Place had a population of 562 as of July 1, 2017. Laona ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Laona is located at latitude 45.5597 and longitude -88.6697 in Forest County. The formal boundaries for the Laona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Forest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,575 feet.

The Laona Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586522) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Laona Census Designated Place is located within Town of Laona, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forest County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laona 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 Laona: Leona.

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


Total Population 562
Daytime Population: Workers 457
Daytime Population: Residents 292
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 749
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 562
Population in Familes 444
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 289
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $41,444
Average Household Income $52,975
Per Capita Income $23,205


Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $116,912
Average Home Value $147,193


Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 153
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 -0.5% -0.58%
Households -0.34% -0.51%
Families -0.36% -0.53%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Laona, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laona 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 # 507 35th
Population Density # 594 23rd
Diversity Index # 199 75th
Median Household Income # 686 11th
Per Capita Income # 635 18th

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