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Wabeno, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The Wabeno Census Designated Place had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2016. Wabeno 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 Wabeno is located at latitude 45.4394 and longitude -88.6581 in Forest County. The formal boundaries for the Wabeno Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Forest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The Wabeno Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586567) 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 Wabeno Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wabeno, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forest County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wabeno population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wabeno, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 589
Population in Households 589
Population in Familes 461
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 247
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 250
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $97,414
Average Home Value $133,584


Median Household Income $39,847
Average Household Income $51,461
Per Capita Income $21,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.4%
Households 0.66% 0.48%
Families 0.62% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Wabeno, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabeno to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 495 36th
Population Density1 # 623 20th
Diversity Index2 # 71 91st
Median Household Income # 664 14th
Per Capita Income # 643 17th

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