Winnebago County WI Information


Winnebago County Subdivisions

Winnebago County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 169,985
Population in Households 161,956
Population in Familes 122,695
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,029
Population Density1 391
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 69,762
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 42,382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 75,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,891 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,871 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,650 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $142,892
Average Home Value $184,530


Median Household Income $51,241
Average Household Income $66,530
Per Capita Income $27,788
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.26%
Households 0.44% 0.35%
Families 0.33% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Winnebago County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winnebago County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents 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 # 7 92nd
Population Density1 # 7 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 21 72nd
Median Household Income # 28 63rd
Per Capita Income # 19 75th

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