Black River Falls, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Black River Falls, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Black River Falls had a population of 3,522 as of July 1, 2017. Black River Falls ranks in 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 Black River Falls is located at latitude 44.295 and longitude -90.8446 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Black River Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Black River Falls (GNIS ID: 1582822) 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 Black River Falls 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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Black River Falls, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,522
Daytime Population: Workers 4,587
Daytime Population: Residents 1,671
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,258
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.78
Population in Households 3,348
Population in Familes 2,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 174
Population Density2 858
Diversity Index3 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,635
Average Household Income $59,879
Per Capita Income $26,649

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,751 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 898 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $131,079
Average Home Value $146,190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,574
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 852
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.33% -0.06%
Households -0.29% -0.01%
Families 0.13% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Black River Falls, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black River Falls 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 # 183 76th
Population Density # 295 62nd
Diversity Index # 145 82nd
Median Household Income # 523 33rd
Per Capita Income # 416 46th

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