Wheeler, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Wheeler, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Wheeler had a population of 355 as of July 1, 2018. Wheeler ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Wheeler is located at latitude 45.0412 and longitude -91.8997 in Dunn County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wheeler (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Dunn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 942 feet.

The Village of Wheeler (GNIS ID: 1584424) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wheeler: Lochiel, Welton.

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


Total Population 355
Population in Households 355
Population in Familes 288
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 450
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,187
Average Household Income $65,823
Per Capita Income $25,425


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $205,208
Average Home Value $317,677


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 92
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 0.24% 0.45%
Households 0.38% 0.45%
Families 1.86% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Wheeler, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheeler 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 # 597 23rd
Population Density # 490 37th
Diversity Index # 615 20th
Median Household Income # 404 48th
Per Capita Income # 529 32nd

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