Delavan Lake, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Delavan Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Delavan Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 2,674 as of July 1, 2016. Delavan Lake 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 Delavan Lake is located at latitude 42.5989 and longitude -88.6245 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the Delavan Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 2.5 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Delavan Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393393) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Delavan Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Delavan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Walworth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Delavan Lake 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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Delavan Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,674
Population in Households 2,659
Population in Familes 2,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 651
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,089
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 746
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,332 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,243 (53.3%)
Median Home Value $215,741
Average Home Value $293,339


Median Household Income $62,104
Average Household Income $73,564
Per Capita Income $29,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.28%
Households 0.31% 0.42%
Families 0.48% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Delavan Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delavan Lake 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 # 220 72nd
Population Density1 # 386 50th
Diversity Index2 # 92 88th
Median Household Income # 152 80th
Per Capita Income # 188 76th

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