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Gresham, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Gresham had a population of 579 as of July 1, 2016. Gresham ranks in 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 Gresham is located at latitude 44.8479 and longitude -88.7823 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gresham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Village of Gresham (GNIS ID: 1583326) 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 Gresham 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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Gresham, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 579
Population in Households 576
Population in Familes 477
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 507
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 239
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $138,889
Average Home Value $156,882


Median Household Income $40,818
Average Household Income $50,750
Per Capita Income $19,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.77% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Gresham, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gresham 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 # 498 36th
Population Density1 # 464 40th
Diversity Index2 # 28 97th
Median Household Income # 642 17th
Per Capita Income # 718 7th

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