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Lake Wissota, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Lake Wissota Census Designated Place had a population of 2,785 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Wissota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Wissota: Wissota Beach.

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Lake Wissota, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,785
Daytime Population: Workers 535
Daytime Population: Residents 1,253
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,788
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 2,763
Population in Familes 2,364
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 738
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $66,074
Average Household Income $79,293
Per Capita Income $32,046


Total Housing Units 1,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 844 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $229,142
Average Home Value $306,775


Total Households 1,127
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 842
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.35%
Households 0.5% 0.49%
Families 0.37% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

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, 2017 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 # 217 72nd
Population Density # 352 55th
Diversity Index # 550 29th
Median Household Income # 145 81st
Per Capita Income # 164 79th

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