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Potosi, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The Village of Potosi had a population of 664 as of July 1, 2016. Potosi ranks in the lower 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 Potosi is located at latitude 42.6856 and longitude -90.7073 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Potosi (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Village of Potosi (GNIS ID: 1583963) 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 Potosi population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potosi: Snake Hollow.

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


Total Population 664
Population in Households 664
Population in Familes 556
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 403
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 203
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $136,607
Average Home Value $158,553


Median Household Income $50,779
Average Household Income $58,440
Per Capita Income $24,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.43%
Households -0.38% -0.35%
Families 0.0% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Potosi, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potosi 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 # 469 40th
Population Density1 # 515 34th
Diversity Index2 # 761 2nd
Median Household Income # 407 48th
Per Capita Income # 463 40th

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