Port Wing, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Wing, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Port Wing Census Designated Place had a population of 161 as of July 1, 2018. Port Wing 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 Port Wing is located at latitude 46.7747 and longitude -91.3866 in Bayfield County. The formal boundaries for the Port Wing Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bayfield County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The Port Wing Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586545) 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 Port Wing Census Designated Place is located within Town of Port Wing, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bayfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Wing: Portwing.

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


Total Population 161
Population in Households 161
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $47,986
Average Household Income $64,825
Per Capita Income $32,416


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 6.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (32.3%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Average Home Value $206,579


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 53
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 -0.22% -0.25%
Households -0.14% -0.23%
Families 0.96% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Port Wing, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Wing 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 # 707 9th
Population Density # 691 11th
Diversity Index # 627 19th
Median Household Income # 542 30th
Per Capita Income # 181 77th

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