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Gillett, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Gillett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Oconto County at latitude 44.8899 and longitude -88.3062. Oconto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 810 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Gillett, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gillett, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Gillett indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Gillett (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gillett: Gillett Center.

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Gillett, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,387
Population in Households 1,367
Population in Familes 1,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 1,019
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 602
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $67,738
Average Home Value $73,404


Median Household Income $39,752
Average Household Income $48,709
Per Capita Income $20,843
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.02% -0.07%
Households 0.39% 0.1%
Families 2.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


Gillett, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gillett to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 328 58th
Population Density1 # 237 69th
Diversity Index2 # 143 82nd
Median Household Income # 637 18th
Per Capita Income # 635 18th

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