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The Cataract Census Designated Place had a population of 186 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cataract is located at latitude 44.0867 and longitude -90.8384 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Cataract Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cataract 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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Cataract, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 186
Daytime Population: Workers 120
Daytime Population: Residents 99
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 219
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 313
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,559
Average Household Income $67,552
Per Capita Income $24,765


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $145,313
Average Home Value $160,317


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 55
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 0.0% 0.21%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families 2.5% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Cataract, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cataract 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 # 688 11th
Population Density # 574 26th
Diversity Index # 531 32nd
Median Household Income # 360 54th
Per Capita Income # 548 29th

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