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Caroline, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Caroline Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Shawano County at latitude 44.7233 and longitude -88.8996. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Caroline indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Caroline Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Caroline Census Designated Place, WI Boundary Map


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


Total Population 283
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 250
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 239
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $134,677
Average Home Value $150,758


Median Household Income $42,451
Average Household Income $50,378
Per Capita Income $18,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.11% 0.7%
Households 1.5% 0.69%
Families 1.92% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.


Caroline, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline 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 # 629 19th
Population Density1 # 627 19th
Diversity Index2 # 558 28th
Median Household Income # 557 28th
Per Capita Income # 719 7th

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