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Green Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Green Lake had a population of 909 as of July 1, 2016. Green Lake 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 Green Lake is located at latitude 43.8419 and longitude -88.9578 in Green Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Green Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Green Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Green Lake (GNIS ID: 1583318) 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 Green Lake 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 Green Lake: Dartford, Village of Dartford.

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


Total Population 909
Population in Households 887
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 505
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $187,324
Average Home Value $285,956


Median Household Income $48,348
Average Household Income $80,253
Per Capita Income $41,709
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -0.47%
Households -0.36% -0.25%
Families 0.86% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Green Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green Lake 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 # 405 48th
Population Density1 # 468 40th
Diversity Index2 # 643 17th
Median Household Income # 450 42nd
Per Capita Income # 28 97th

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