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Thorp, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

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The City of Thorp had a population of 1,671 as of July 1, 2017. Thorp ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Thorp is located at latitude 44.9583 and longitude -90.8024 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Thorp (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,217 feet.

The City of Thorp (GNIS ID: 1584275) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Thorp 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 Thorp: North Fork.

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


Total Population 1,671
Daytime Population: Workers 1,413
Daytime Population: Residents 870
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 1,617
Population in Familes 1,199
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 1,178
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $36,820
Average Household Income $48,885
Per Capita Income $21,603


Total Housing Units 812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 486 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 247 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $93,665
Average Home Value $114,352


Total Households 733
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 413
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 0.42% 0.43%
Households 0.4% 0.41%
Families 0.69% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Thorp, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thorp 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 # 293 62nd
Population Density # 194 75th
Diversity Index # 730 6th
Median Household Income # 738 5th
Per Capita Income # 712 8th

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