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Algoma, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Algoma had a population of 3,150 as of July 1, 2016. Algoma 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 Algoma is located at latitude 44.6054 and longitude -87.4463 in Kewaunee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Algoma (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Kewaunee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The City of Algoma (GNIS ID: 1582672) 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 Algoma 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 Algoma: Ahnapee, Ahnepee, Wolf River.

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


Total Population 3,150
Population in Households 3,086
Population in Familes 2,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,286
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 1,399
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 855
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 968 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $93,978
Average Home Value $117,037


Median Household Income $41,573
Average Household Income $49,281
Per Capita Income $22,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.07%
Households -0.08% -0.04%
Families -0.13% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Algoma, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Algoma 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 # 200 74th
Population Density1 # 160 79th
Diversity Index2 # 293 63rd
Median Household Income # 625 19th
Per Capita Income # 613 21st

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