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The City of Fox Lake had a population of 1,558 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fox Lake is located at latitude 43.5609 and longitude -88.9136 in Dodge County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fox Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Dodge County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The City of Fox Lake (GNIS ID: 1583225) 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 Fox Lake 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 Fox Lake: Day-wau-sha-ra, Foxlake, Waushara.

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


Total Population 1,558
Daytime Population: Workers 807
Daytime Population: Residents 828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 1,434
Population in Familes 1,110
Population in Group Qrtrs 124
Population Density2 998
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $58,762
Average Household Income $69,427
Per Capita Income $29,089


Total Housing Units 827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 510 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 171 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $161,742
Average Home Value $206,680


Total Households 681
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 437
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 0.35% 0.37%
Households 0.37% 0.38%
Families 1.23% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Fox Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fox Lake 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 # 302 61st
Population Density # 245 68th
Diversity Index # 332 57th
Median Household Income # 271 65th
Per Capita Income # 278 64th

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