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Post Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Post Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 369 as of July 1, 2015. Post Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Post Lake is located at latitude 45.4305 and longitude -89.0903 in Langlade County. 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. Langlade County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The Post Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586546) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Post Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 369
Population in Households 368
Population in Familes 298
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (23.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 (72.4%)
Median Home Value $134,559
Average Home Value $173,344
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,982
Average Household Income $53,941
Per Capita Income $25,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.26% -0.22%
Households -0.11% -0.11%
Families 0.15% -0.16%
Median Household Income   4.36%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 588 24th
Population Density1 # 759 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 652 16th
Median Household Income # 701 9th
Per Capita Income # 397 49th

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