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The New Post Census Designated Place had a population of 305 as of July 1, 2016. New Post ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 New Post is located at latitude 45.9028 and longitude -91.2073 in Sawyer County. The formal boundaries for the New Post Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.48 sq. miles and a water area of 6.9 sq. miles. Sawyer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The New Post Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393149) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The New Post Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hunter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sawyer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Post 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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New Post, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 305
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (24.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (66.8%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $219,415


Median Household Income $30,770
Average Household Income $44,340
Per Capita Income $18,000
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households -0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.97% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -0.41%
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.

New Post, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Post 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 # 620 20th
Population Density1 # 772 0th
Diversity Index2 # 20 98th
Median Household Income # 766 1st
Per Capita Income # 757 2nd

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