Mount Horeb, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Mount Horeb had a population of 7,430 as of July 1, 2017. Mount Horeb ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Horeb is located at latitude 43.006 and longitude -89.7317 in Dane County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Mount Horeb (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dane County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The Village of Mount Horeb (GNIS ID: 1583763) 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 Mount Horeb 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 Mount Horeb: Horeb's Corners, Staangi.

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


Total Population 7,430
Daytime Population: Workers 1,879
Daytime Population: Residents 3,449
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,328
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 7,341
Population in Familes 6,175
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 2,307
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $74,513
Average Household Income $84,914
Per Capita Income $32,775


Total Housing Units 2,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,832 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,043 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $245,600
Average Home Value $265,316


Total Households 2,876
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,015
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 0.77% 0.93%
Households 0.85% 1.02%
Families 0.92% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Mount Horeb, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Horeb 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 # 119 85th
Population Density # 45 94th
Diversity Index # 429 45th
Median Household Income # 81 90th
Per Capita Income # 145 81st

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