Dodgeville, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Dodgeville, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Dodgeville had a population of 4,661 as of July 1, 2016. Dodgeville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dodgeville is located at latitude 42.9653 and longitude -90.1304 in Iowa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dodgeville (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Iowa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,211 feet.

The City of Dodgeville (GNIS ID: 1583087) 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 Dodgeville 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 Dodgeville: Minersville.

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


Total Population 4,661
Population in Households 4,597
Population in Familes 3,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,198
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,955
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 1,251
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,268 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 687 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $138,337
Average Home Value $158,438


Median Household Income $51,971
Average Household Income $61,255
Per Capita Income $25,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.04%
Households -0.08% -0.02%
Families 0.28% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Dodgeville, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dodgeville 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 # 151 80th
Population Density1 # 188 76th
Diversity Index2 # 483 39th
Median Household Income # 364 53rd
Per Capita Income # 386 50th

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