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Viola, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Viola had a population of 684 as of July 1, 2016. Viola 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 Viola is located at latitude 43.5082 and longitude -90.674 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Viola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 764 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Viola are located in Richland County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Vernon County.

The Village of Viola (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Viola 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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Viola, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 684
Population in Households 680
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 688
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $126,389
Average Home Value $181,920


Median Household Income $44,116
Average Household Income $54,085
Per Capita Income $21,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.21%
Households -0.35% -0.22%
Families 0.68% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Viola, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Viola 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 # 464 40th
Population Density1 # 373 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 648 16th
Median Household Income # 547 29th
Per Capita Income # 664 14th

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