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Lewis, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Lewis Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Polk County at latitude 45.7219 and longitude -92.3922. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The formal official name is the Lewis Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lewis, Wisconsin.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lewis indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lewis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewis: Knappville, Seven Pines.

Lewis Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 169
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 128
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $82,000
Average Home Value $90,278


Median Household Income $38,495
Average Household Income $47,644
Per Capita Income $20,164
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 0.24%
Households 1.04% 0.28%
Families 2.27% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Lewis, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis 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 # 699 10th
Population Density1 # 711 8th
Diversity Index2 # 439 43rd
Median Household Income # 672 13th
Per Capita Income # 668 14th

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