Manitowoc, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manitowoc, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Manitowoc had a population of 33,496 as of July 1, 2016. Manitowoc ranks in the upper 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 Manitowoc is located at latitude 44.098 and longitude -87.6789 in Manitowoc County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manitowoc (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.36 sq. miles. Manitowoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Manitowoc (GNIS ID: 1583636) 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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc: Munedowk.

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


Total Population 33,496
Population in Households 32,861
Population in Familes 25,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 635
Population Density1 1,891
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 14,679
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 8,657
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,450 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,229 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,336 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $114,996
Average Home Value $137,646


Median Household Income $42,878
Average Household Income $58,499
Per Capita Income $25,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% -0.14%
Households 0.09% -0.02%
Families 0.16% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Manitowoc, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manitowoc 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 # 24 97th
Population Density1 # 77 90th
Diversity Index2 # 114 85th
Median Household Income # 588 24th
Per Capita Income # 358 54th

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