West Baraboo, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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West Baraboo, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of West Baraboo had a population of 1,632 as of July 1, 2018. West Baraboo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Baraboo is located at latitude 43.4782 and longitude -89.7741 in Sauk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Baraboo (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sauk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 886 feet.

The Village of West Baraboo (GNIS ID: 1584398) 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.

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


Total Population 1,632
Population in Households 1,631
Population in Familes 1,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,368
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $54,326
Average Household Income $69,167
Per Capita Income $27,904


Total Housing Units 748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 428 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $175,362
Average Home Value $206,951


Total Households 687
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 462
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 1.75% 0.84%
Households 1.76% 0.86%
Families 2.9% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

West Baraboo, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Baraboo 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 # 299 61st
Population Density # 143 82nd
Diversity Index # 199 74th
Median Household Income # 400 48th
Per Capita Income # 381 51st

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