Nekoosa, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Nekoosa, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Nekoosa had a population of 2,574 as of July 1, 2016. Nekoosa 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 Nekoosa is located at latitude 44.3132 and longitude -89.9079 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nekoosa (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Nekoosa (GNIS ID: 1583788) 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 Nekoosa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Nekoosa: Bungehjewin, Point Basse, Point Boss, Pointe Bas, Whitney's Rapids.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,574
Population in Households 2,562
Population in Familes 2,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 761
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,081
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $86,485
Average Home Value $107,925
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,109
Average Household Income $45,270
Per Capita Income $19,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.16%
Households 0.24% 0.06%
Families 0.28% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Nekoosa, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nekoosa 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 # 227 71st
Population Density1 # 340 56th
Diversity Index2 # 195 75th
Median Household Income # 720 7th
Per Capita Income # 736 5th

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