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Edgar, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Edgar had a population of 1,512 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Edgar is located at latitude 44.9227 and longitude -89.9628 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Edgar (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,289 feet.

The Village of Edgar (GNIS ID: 1583132) 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 Edgar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Edgar, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,512
Daytime Population: Workers 550
Daytime Population: Residents 640
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,190
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,512
Population in Familes 1,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 834
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $52,393
Average Household Income $60,460
Per Capita Income $24,056


Total Housing Units 651 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 447 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $125,166
Average Home Value $140,527


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.35%
Households 0.34% 0.36%
Families 0.65% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Edgar, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edgar to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 312 60th
Population Density # 308 60th
Diversity Index # 416 46th
Median Household Income # 434 44th
Per Capita Income # 585 25th

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