Lake Wissota, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Wissota, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Lake Wissota Census Designated Place had a population of 2,812 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Wissota is located at latitude 44.926 and longitude -91.2896 in Chippewa County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Wissota Census Designated Place (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 2,812
Population in Households 2,788
Population in Familes 2,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density2 745
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $67,995
Average Household Income $83,281
Per Capita Income $33,595


Total Housing Units 1,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 863 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $237,893
Average Home Value $312,631


Total Households 1,138
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 848
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 0.32% 0.41%
Households 0.56% 0.59%
Families 0.41% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Lake Wissota, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Wissota 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 # 216 72nd
Population Density # 348 55th
Diversity Index # 547 29th
Median Household Income # 148 81st
Per Capita Income # 150 81st

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