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Poynette, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Poynette had a population of 2,636 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Poynette is located at latitude 43.3922 and longitude -89.4048 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Poynette (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Village of Poynette (GNIS ID: 1583969) 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 Poynette 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 Poynette: Pauquette.

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


Total Population 2,636
Daytime Population: Workers 985
Daytime Population: Residents 1,079
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,064
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 2,631
Population in Familes 2,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,027
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $59,631
Average Household Income $70,232
Per Capita Income $28,876


Total Housing Units 1,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 729 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 354 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $185,651


Total Households 1,083
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 696
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 0.58% 0.56%
Households 0.48% 0.49%
Families 0.53% 0.46%
Median Household Income   4.26%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Poynette, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poynette 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 # 224 71st
Population Density # 237 70th
Diversity Index # 424 46th
Median Household Income # 244 69th
Per Capita Income # 286 63rd

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