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Green Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Green Lake had a population of 910 as of July 1, 2017. Green Lake 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 Green Lake is located at latitude 43.8419 and longitude -88.9578 in Green Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Green Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Green Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 804 feet.

The City of Green Lake (GNIS ID: 1583318) 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 Green 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 Green Lake: Dartford, Village of Dartford.

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


Total Population 910
Daytime Population: Workers 1,836
Daytime Population: Residents 455
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.52
Population in Households 883
Population in Familes 649
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 505
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,710
Average Household Income $88,139
Per Capita Income $45,153


Total Housing Units 766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 (38.3%)
Median Home Value $187,324
Average Home Value $294,436


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 263
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.74% -0.51%
Households -0.51% -0.43%
Families 0.48% -0.46%
Median Household Income   4.75%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Green Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Green 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 # 402 48th
Population Density # 468 40th
Diversity Index # 609 22nd
Median Household Income # 449 42nd
Per Capita Income # 25 97th

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