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New Post, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The New Post Census Designated Place had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 278
Population in Households 278
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $31,529
Average Household Income $50,714
Per Capita Income $20,486


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (24.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (68.1%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $226,902


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 78
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 -1.12% -0.88%
Households -1.07% -0.85%
Families -0.31% -1.05%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

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, 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 # 634 18th
Population Density # 772 0th
Diversity Index # 22 97th
Median Household Income # 770 1st
Per Capita Income # 739 5th

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