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The Gotham CDP(1) had a population of 202 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Gotham is located at latitude 43.2233 and longitude -90.2915 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Gotham Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The Gotham Census Designated Place 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 Gotham Census Designated Place is located within Town of Buena Vista, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gotham: Richland City.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Gotham, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 202 (100%)
Population in Households 196 (97.0%)
Population in Families 158 (78.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 507
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $57,283
Average Household Income $69,864
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $27,868
Wealth Index5 68


Total HU (Housing Units) 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $171,667
Average Home Value $198,239
Housing Affordability Index3 215


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.5% 0.0%
Households 0.69% 0.25%
Families 1.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
Owner Occupied HU   0.28%

Gotham, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gotham to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 680 13th
Population Density # 464 40th
Median Household Income # 458 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 594 76th
Per Capita Income # 556 29th
Diversity Index # 397 49th

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