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Bancroft, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Bancroft Census Designated Place is a populated place located in Portage County at latitude 44.3086 and longitude -89.5062. Portage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

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

The Census Class Code for Bancroft indicates a . The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Bancroft Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bancroft: Bancroft Station.

Bancroft Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 544
Population in Households 544
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 108
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 223 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $94,068
Average Home Value $112,798


Median Household Income $51,105
Average Household Income $60,061
Per Capita Income $22,660
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.39% 0.22%
Households 0.59% 0.49%
Families 0.66% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.24%
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.


Bancroft, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bancroft 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 # 513 34th
Population Density1 # 720 7th
Diversity Index2 # 66 92nd
Median Household Income # 360 54th
Per Capita Income # 508 34th

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