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Cataract, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Cataract Census Designated Place had a population of 188 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Cataract is located at latitude 44.0877 and longitude -90.8424 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Cataract Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Cataract Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586464) 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 Cataract Census Designated Place is located within Town of Little Falls, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.


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Cataract, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Cataract, WI Housing Affordability Index is 193
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Cataract, WI Wealth Index is 89
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 188 (100%)
Population in Households 187 (99.5%)
Population in Families 160 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 317
Diversity Index2 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,946
Average Household Income $75,479
Per Capita Income $28,622
Wealth Index4 89

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $159,091
Housing Affordability Index3 193
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.12% 0.11%
Households 0.15% 0.27%
Families 1.95% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

Cataract, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cataract to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 689 12th
Population Density # 571 27th
Diversity Index # 524 33rd
Median Household Income # 392 50th
Per Capita Income # 405 48th

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