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Mauston, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Mauston had a population of 4,417 as of July 1, 2016. Mauston 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 Mauston is located at latitude 43.8 and longitude -90.0796 in Juneau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mauston (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Juneau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Mauston (GNIS ID: 1583673) 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 Mauston 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 Mauston: Maughs Mills, Maughstown, To-ko-nee.

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


Total Population 4,417
Population in Households 3,928
Population in Familes 2,861
Population in Group Qrtrs 489
Population Density1 1,005
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 1,767
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,008
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 989 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $104,613
Average Home Value $137,374


Median Household Income $42,109
Average Household Income $52,710
Per Capita Income $21,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.02% 0.04%
Households -0.11% 0.01%
Families 0.37% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.

Mauston, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mauston 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 # 157 80th
Population Density1 # 241 69th
Diversity Index2 # 156 80th
Median Household Income # 607 22nd
Per Capita Income # 641 17th

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