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Ladysmith, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Ladysmith had a population of 3,425 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ladysmith is located at latitude 45.461 and longitude -91.0976 in Rusk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ladysmith (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Rusk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,145 feet.

The City of Ladysmith (GNIS ID: 1583500) 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 Ladysmith population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ladysmith: Corbett, Flambeau Falls, Warner.

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Ladysmith, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,425
Population in Households 3,303
Population in Familes 2,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,529
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 842
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 826 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 703 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $99,464
Average Home Value $133,989


Median Household Income $37,294
Average Household Income $49,319
Per Capita Income $22,046
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% 0.21%
Households 0.02% 0.18%
Families 0.7% 0.12%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Ladysmith, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ladysmith 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 # 186 76th
Population Density1 # 318 59th
Diversity Index2 # 339 56th
Median Household Income # 714 8th
Per Capita Income # 621 20th

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