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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Wisconsin Rapids had a population of 18,222 as of July 1, 2016. Wisconsin Rapids ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Wisconsin Rapids is located at latitude 44.3929 and longitude -89.8267 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wisconsin Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.85 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,027 feet.

The City of Wisconsin Rapids (GNIS ID: 1584463) 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 Wisconsin Rapids 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 Wisconsin Rapids: Ah-dah-wa-gam, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Mills.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 18,222
Population in Households 17,912
Population in Familes 13,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 1,316
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,349
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 4,723
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,027 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,322 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 793 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $89,439
Average Home Value $113,119
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,949
Average Household Income $49,438
Per Capita Income $22,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.13% -0.14%
Households 0.1% -0.01%
Families 0.33% -0.1%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Wisconsin Rapids, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wisconsin Rapids 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 # 44 94th
Population Density1 # 151 81st
Diversity Index2 # 173 78th
Median Household Income # 706 9th
Per Capita Income # 590 24th

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