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Viroqua, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Viroqua had a population of 4,536 as of July 1, 2016. Viroqua ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Viroqua is located at latitude 43.5578 and longitude -90.8867 in Vernon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Viroqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vernon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The City of Viroqua (GNIS ID: 1584335) 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 Viroqua 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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Viroqua, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,536
Population in Households 4,333
Population in Familes 3,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 203
Population Density1 1,193
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,100
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 1,121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,309 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 791 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $117,180
Average Home Value $130,830


Median Household Income $33,980
Average Household Income $50,836
Per Capita Income $23,600
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.61%
Households 0.46% 0.54%
Families 0.81% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Viroqua, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Viroqua 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 # 154 80th
Population Density1 # 190 76th
Diversity Index2 # 595 23rd
Median Household Income # 747 4th
Per Capita Income # 533 31st

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