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Abbotsford, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Abbotsford had a population of 2,519 as of July 1, 2020. Abbotsford ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Abbotsford is located at latitude 44.9464 and longitude -90.316 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Abbotsford encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,407 feet.

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

The City of Abbotsford (GNIS ID: 1582650) 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.


Abbotsford, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,519 (100%)
Population in Households 2,474 (98.2%)
Population in Families 1,984 (78.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 45 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 833
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $69,528
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $26,065
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 640 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $116,810
Average Home Value $133,672
Housing Affordability Index3 220


Total Households 941
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 618
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.9% 0.7%
Households 0.87% 0.67%
Families 0.86% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
Owner Occupied HU   0.89%


Abbotsford, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Abbotsford to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 238 70th
Population Density # 302 61st
Median Household Income # 601 23rd
Housing Affordability Index # 580 75th
Per Capita Income # 598 23rd
Diversity Index # 16 98th

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