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Rib Mountain, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Rib Mountain Census Designated Place had a population of 5,700 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rib Mountain is located at latitude 44.9175 and longitude -89.6922 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Rib Mountain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.88 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The Rib Mountain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393207) 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.

The Rib Mountain Census Designated Place is located within Town of Rib Mountain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marathon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rib Mountain 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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Rib Mountain, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,700
Population in Households 5,691
Population in Familes 4,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 485
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 2,269
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,723
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,953 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $174,271
Average Home Value $232,792


Median Household Income $70,892
Average Household Income $93,867
Per Capita Income $37,095
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.22%
Households 0.3% 0.31%
Families 0.35% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

Rib Mountain, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rib Mountain 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 # 132 83rd
Population Density1 # 475 39th
Diversity Index2 # 272 65th
Median Household Income # 75 90th
Per Capita Income # 58 93rd

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