Almena, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Almena, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Almena had a population of 673 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Almena is located at latitude 45.4149 and longitude -92.0382 in Barron County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Almena (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The Village of Almena (GNIS ID: 1582679) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Almena: Lightning City.

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Almena, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 673
Population in Households 670
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 589
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,741
Average Household Income $60,387
Per Capita Income $25,636


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $161,413
Average Home Value $190,909


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% 0.03%
Households -0.04% 0.07%
Families 1.3% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Almena, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Almena to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 467 40th
Population Density # 416 46th
Diversity Index # 534 31st
Median Household Income # 482 38th
Per Capita Income # 517 33rd

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