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Whittlesey, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

Whittlesey is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Whittlesey Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Taylor County at latitude 45.223 and longitude -90.3288. Taylor County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,476 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Whittlesey Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 103
Population in Households 103
Population in Familes 87
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 91
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 43
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 30
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $130,769
Average Home Value $139,375


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $56,672
Per Capita Income $23,803
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.19%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.


Whittlesey, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Whittlesey 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 # 749 3rd
Population Density1 # 736 5th
Diversity Index2 # 758 2nd
Median Household Income # 398 48th
Per Capita Income # 431 44th

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