Hixton, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hixton, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Hixton had a population of 417 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hixton is located at latitude 44.3831 and longitude -91.0153 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hixton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The Village of Hixton (GNIS ID: 1583396) 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 Hixton 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 Hixton: Alma, Hicks Town, Williamsport.

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


Total Population 417
Daytime Population: Workers 204
Daytime Population: Residents 187
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 391
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 417
Population in Familes 336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 360
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $53,225
Average Household Income $67,979
Per Capita Income $28,716


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $171,769


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 131
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 -0.52% -0.24%
Households -0.42% -0.21%
Families 1.1% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Hixton, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hixton 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 # 571 26th
Population Density # 544 30th
Diversity Index # 309 60th
Median Household Income # 417 46th
Per Capita Income # 292 62nd

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