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Spencer, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Spencer had a population of 1,982 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Spencer is located at latitude 44.7536 and longitude -90.2985 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Spencer (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,309 feet.

The Village of Spencer (GNIS ID: 1584183) 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 Spencer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Spencer, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,982
Population in Households 1,982
Population in Familes 1,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 988
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 851
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 574
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $106,865
Average Home Value $110,388


Median Household Income $48,237
Average Household Income $57,561
Per Capita Income $24,225
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.62%
Households 0.8% 0.72%
Families 1.17% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.


Spencer, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spencer 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 # 266 66th
Population Density1 # 243 69th
Diversity Index2 # 518 33rd
Median Household Income # 455 41st
Per Capita Income # 448 42nd

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