Portage County WI Information

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Portage County Subdivisions

Portage County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 71,429
Population in Households 67,920
Population in Familes 50,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,509
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,081
Average Household Income $68,548
Per Capita Income $27,776

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,939 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,606 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,495 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $155,994
Average Home Value $182,079
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 28,545
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 17,484
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% 0.25%
Households 0.31% 0.3%
Families 0.15% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

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Portage County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Portage County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 23 69th
Population Density # 23 69th
Diversity Index # 36 51st
Median Household Income # 29 61st
Per Capita Income # 37 50th

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