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Lake Wissota, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Lake Wissota Census Designated Place had a population of 2,836 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Wissota is located at latitude 44.9263 and longitude -91.301 in Chippewa County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Wissota Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. Chippewa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The Lake Wissota Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393089) 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 Lake Wissota Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lafayette, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chippewa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Wissota: Wissota Beach.

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Lake Wissota, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lake Wissota, WI Housing Affordability Index is 155
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lake Wissota, WI Wealth Index is 93
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,836 (100%)
Population in Households 2,812 (99.2%)
Population in Families 2,401 (84.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 24 ( 0.8%)
Population Density 751
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $71,230
Average Household Income $86,075
Per Capita Income $34,526
Wealth Index4 93

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 872 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $241,242
Housing Affordability Index3 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,144
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 852
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.46%
Households 0.55% 0.59%
Families 0.41% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Lake Wissota, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Wissota to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 218 72nd
Population Density # 339 57th
Diversity Index # 536 31st
Median Household Income # 150 81st
Per Capita Income # 156 80th

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