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Post Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Post Lake Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Langlade County at latitude 45.4305 and longitude -89.0903. Langlade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The formal official name is the Post Lake Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Post Lake, Wisconsin.

The U5 Census Class Code for Post Lake indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Post Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.21 sq. miles and a water area of 1.67 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Post Lake: Postlake.

Post Lake Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map


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Post Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 371
Population in Households 370
Population in Familes 300
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (23.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 (72.1%)
Median Home Value $128,788
Average Home Value $168,831


Median Household Income $36,441
Average Household Income $48,647
Per Capita Income $22,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.19% -0.16%
Households 0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.37% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Post Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Post Lake to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 587 24th
Population Density1 # 759 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 641 18th
Median Household Income # 721 7th
Per Capita Income # 498 36th

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