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Bangor, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Bangor had a population of 1,545 as of July 1, 2016. Bangor ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bangor is located at latitude 43.8919 and longitude -90.9889 in La Crosse County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bangor (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. La Crosse County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Village of Bangor (GNIS ID: 1582747) 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 Bangor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,545
Population in Households 1,545
Population in Familes 1,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,248
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 606
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $122,429
Average Home Value $126,865


Median Household Income $46,576
Average Household Income $57,042
Per Capita Income $22,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.8%
Households 0.96% 0.84%
Families 0.84% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Bangor, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bangor 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 # 304 61st
Population Density1 # 169 78th
Diversity Index2 # 596 23rd
Median Household Income # 490 37th
Per Capita Income # 604 22nd

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