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Blair, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Blair had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2015. Blair ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blair is located at latitude 44.2956 and longitude -91.2276 in Trempealeau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blair (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Trempealeau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Blair (GNIS ID: 1582826) 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 Blair population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blair: Porterville.

City of Blair, WI Boundary Map

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Blair, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,438
Population in Households 1,369
Population in Familes 1,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 1,256
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 605
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 345
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 195 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $87,671
Average Home Value $94,268
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,105
Average Household Income $44,382
Per Capita Income $18,570
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 1.01%
Households 1.11% 1.04%
Families 1.5% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

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Blair, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blair to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 319 59th
Population Density1 # 169 78th
Diversity Index2 # 232 70th
Median Household Income # 715 8th
Per Capita Income # 744 4th

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