Kiel, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Kiel, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Kiel had a population of 3,948 as of July 1, 2018. Kiel ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kiel is located at latitude 43.9125 and longitude -88.0357 in Manitowoc County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kiel (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Manitowoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Kiel are located in Manitowoc County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Calumet County.

The City of Kiel (GNIS ID: 1583478) 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 Kiel: Schleswig.

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


Total Population 3,948
Population in Households 3,948
Population in Familes 3,209
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,571
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,327
Average Household Income $65,303
Per Capita Income $27,265


Total Housing Units 1,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,246 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $149,124
Average Home Value $166,640


Total Households 1,655
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,091
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 0.67% 0.3%
Households 0.69% 0.29%
Families 0.82% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.15%

Kiel, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kiel 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 # 173 78th
Population Density # 111 86th
Diversity Index # 451 42nd
Median Household Income # 399 49th
Per Capita Income # 423 45th

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