Beloit, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Beloit, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Beloit had a population of 36,373 as of July 1, 2018. Beloit ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Beloit is located at latitude 42.5235 and longitude -89.0177 in Rock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beloit (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.32 sq. miles. Rock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 751 feet.

The City of Beloit (GNIS ID: 1582791) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beloit: Blodgett Settlement, New Albany, The Turtle, Turtle Creek.

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


Total Population 36,373
Population in Households 34,997
Population in Familes 27,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,376
Population Density2 2,100
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $39,915
Average Household Income $54,331
Per Capita Income $20,756


Total Housing Units 15,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,697 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,999 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,579 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $92,019
Average Home Value $123,711


Total Households 13,696
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 8,752
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% 0.01%
Households -0.07% 0.07%
Families -0.14% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Beloit, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beloit to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 21 97th
Population Density # 64 92nd
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 709 9th
Per Capita Income # 734 5th

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