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Hurley, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Hurley had a population of 1,503 as of July 1, 2017. Hurley 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 Hurley is located at latitude 46.4443 and longitude -90.2112 in Iron County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hurley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Iron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,496 feet.

The City of Hurley (GNIS ID: 1583424) 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 Hurley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,503
Daytime Population: Workers 942
Daytime Population: Residents 817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,759
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 1,416
Population in Familes 945
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 440
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,384
Average Household Income $43,477
Per Capita Income $21,674


Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (44.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $81,553
Average Home Value $92,795


Total Households 748
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 358
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 -0.4% -0.55%
Households -0.42% -0.62%
Families -0.08% -0.68%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Hurley, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hurley 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 # 314 60th
Population Density # 495 36th
Diversity Index # 589 23rd
Median Household Income # 733 5th
Per Capita Income # 705 9th

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