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Poplar, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Poplar had a population of 637 as of July 1, 2017. Poplar ranks in the lower 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 Poplar is located at latitude 46.5818 and longitude -91.7823 in Douglas County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Poplar (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Douglas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The Village of Poplar (GNIS ID: 1583951) 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 Poplar population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 637
Daytime Population: Workers 317
Daytime Population: Residents 317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 634
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 637
Population in Familes 537
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $57,605
Average Household Income $73,215
Per Capita Income $27,802


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $175,446
Average Home Value $200,957


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 184
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 0.76% 0.65%
Households 0.82% 0.73%
Families 0.93% 0.64%
Median Household Income   5.29%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Poplar, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poplar 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 # 478 38th
Population Density # 759 2nd
Diversity Index # 529 31st
Median Household Income # 299 61st
Per Capita Income # 344 56th

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