Wabeno, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Wabeno, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Wabeno Census Designated Place had a population of 567 as of July 1, 2018. Wabeno ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Wabeno is located at latitude 45.4394 and longitude -88.6581 in Forest County. The formal boundaries for the Wabeno Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Forest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,539 feet.

The Wabeno Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586567) 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 Wabeno Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wabeno, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forest County.

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


Total Population 567
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 439
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 237
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $41,339
Average Household Income $54,079
Per Capita Income $22,733


Total Housing Units 287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $100,893
Average Home Value $135,909


Total Households 240
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 151
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 -0.13% -0.21%
Households 0.0% -0.17%
Families -0.16% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Wabeno, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wabeno 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 # 502 35th
Population Density # 633 18th
Diversity Index # 72 91st
Median Household Income # 692 11th
Per Capita Income # 669 14th

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