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New Glarus, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of New Glarus had a population of 2,348 as of July 1, 2017. New Glarus ranks in the upper 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 New Glarus is located at latitude 42.813 and longitude -89.6337 in Green County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Glarus (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Green County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 912 feet.

The Village of New Glarus (GNIS ID: 1583805) 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 New Glarus 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 New Glarus: New Glaris.

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


Total Population 2,348
Daytime Population: Workers 1,711
Daytime Population: Residents 968
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,679
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 2,338
Population in Familes 1,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,292
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $67,226
Average Household Income $75,524
Per Capita Income $31,042


Total Housing Units 1,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $192,380
Average Home Value $226,141


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 653
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 1.12% 0.93%
Households 1.2% 0.99%
Families 1.97% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

New Glarus, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Glarus 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 # 244 69th
Population Density # 162 79th
Diversity Index # 422 45th
Median Household Income # 130 83rd
Per Capita Income # 198 75th

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