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South Wayne, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of South Wayne had a population of 468 as of July 1, 2016. South Wayne 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 South Wayne is located at latitude 42.5668 and longitude -89.8761 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Wayne (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Village of South Wayne (GNIS ID: 1584180) 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 South Wayne 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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South Wayne, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 468
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 590
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $125,806
Average Home Value $162,153


Median Household Income $40,153
Average Household Income $58,400
Per Capita Income $23,488
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.43%
Households -0.47% -0.3%
Families 1.52% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

South Wayne, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Wayne 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 # 546 30th
Population Density1 # 415 47th
Diversity Index2 # 708 8th
Median Household Income # 657 15th
Per Capita Income # 542 30th

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