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Cable, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Cable Census Designated Place had a population of 192 as of July 1, 2018. Cable ranks in the lower 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 Cable is located at latitude 46.2012 and longitude -91.2933 in Bayfield County. The formal boundaries for the Cable Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bayfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,368 feet.

The Cable Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586463) 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 Cable Census Designated Place is located within Town of Cable, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bayfield County.

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


Total Population 192
Population in Households 192
Population in Familes 142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $50,281
Average Household Income $60,864
Per Capita Income $30,051


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $215,625
Average Home Value $271,067


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.85% -0.74%
Households -0.79% -0.79%
Families 1.92% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Cable, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cable 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 # 681 12th
Population Density # 657 15th
Diversity Index # 771 1st
Median Household Income # 496 36th
Per Capita Income # 270 65th

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