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The New Post Census Designated Place had a population of 272 as of July 1, 2017. New Post ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 New Post is located at latitude 45.9028 and longitude -91.2073 in Sawyer County. The formal boundaries for the New Post Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.48 sq. miles and a water area of 6.9 sq. miles. Sawyer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The New Post Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393149) 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 New Post Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hunter, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sawyer County.

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


Total Population 272
Daytime Population: Workers 17
Daytime Population: Residents 160
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 272
Population in Familes 210
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $31,014
Average Household Income $46,099
Per Capita Income $18,544


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (22.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (69.2%)
Median Home Value $177,083
Average Home Value $234,036


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 76
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 -1.57% -1.05%
Households -1.68% -0.89%
Families -0.7% -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

New Post, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Post 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 # 637 18th
Population Density # 772 0th
Diversity Index # 22 97th
Median Household Income # 769 1st
Per Capita Income # 762 2nd

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