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Stratford, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Stratford had a population of 1,667 as of July 1, 2017. Stratford 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 Stratford is located at latitude 44.7976 and longitude -90.0706 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Stratford (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The Village of Stratford (GNIS ID: 1584234) 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 Stratford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,667
Daytime Population: Workers 1,156
Daytime Population: Residents 721
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,877
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 1,667
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $50,936
Average Household Income $61,759
Per Capita Income $26,311


Total Housing Units 758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $114,610
Average Home Value $121,691


Total Households 708
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 457
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 0.76% 0.71%
Households 0.85% 0.72%
Families 0.75% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Stratford, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stratford 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 # 294 62nd
Population Density # 573 26th
Diversity Index # 636 18th
Median Household Income # 475 39th
Per Capita Income # 443 43rd

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