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The Village of Rock Springs had a population of 371 as of July 1, 2016. Rock Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Rock Springs is located at latitude 43.4787 and longitude -89.9269 in Sauk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rock Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Sauk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Village of Rock Springs (GNIS ID: 1584058) 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 Rock Springs 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 Rock Springs: Ableman, Ableman Station, Ablemans, Ablemans Mills, Excelsior.

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


Total Population 371
Population in Households 371
Population in Familes 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 286
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $169,231
Average Home Value $180,819


Median Household Income $47,983
Average Household Income $59,559
Per Capita Income $22,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.59%
Households 0.23% 0.57%
Families 1.25% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Rock Springs, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock Springs 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 # 588 24th
Population Density1 # 599 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 664 14th
Median Household Income # 459 41st
Per Capita Income # 620 20th

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