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Niagara, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Niagara had a population of 1,556 as of July 1, 2016. Niagara ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Niagara is located at latitude 45.7793 and longitude -88.0032 in Marinette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Niagara (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Marinette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

The City of Niagara (GNIS ID: 1583819) 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 Niagara 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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Niagara, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,556
Population in Households 1,556
Population in Familes 1,222
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 566
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 662
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 426
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 797 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $78,991
Average Home Value $103,518


Median Household Income $37,435
Average Household Income $51,313
Per Capita Income $21,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.27%
Households -0.78% -0.4%
Families -0.52% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Niagara, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niagara 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 # 303 61st
Population Density1 # 427 45th
Diversity Index2 # 620 20th
Median Household Income # 713 8th
Per Capita Income # 659 15th

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