Tainter Lake, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Tainter Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Tainter Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 2,314 as of July 1, 2018. Tainter Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Tainter Lake is located at latitude 44.9891 and longitude -91.8482 in Dunn County. The formal boundaries for the Tainter Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.53 sq. miles and a water area of 2.9 sq. miles. Dunn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Tainter Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393252) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Tainter Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Tainter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dunn County.

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Tainter Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,314
Population in Households 2,307
Population in Familes 1,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 125
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $66,630
Average Household Income $80,182
Per Capita Income $34,049


Total Housing Units 1,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 816 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $196,565
Average Home Value $215,778


Total Households 993
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.38% 0.56%
Households 0.51% 0.62%
Families 0.35% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Tainter Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tainter Lake to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 245 68th
Population Density # 700 10th
Diversity Index # 613 21st
Median Household Income # 166 79th
Per Capita Income # 136 83rd

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