Shawano County WI Information


Shawano County Subdivisions

Shawano County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,640
Daytime Population: Workers 16,370
Daytime Population: Residents 19,846
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 40,897
Population in Familes 33,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 743
Population Density2 47
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $51,989
Average Household Income $61,831
Per Capita Income $25,407


Total Housing Units 20,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,498 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,458 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,972 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $141,771
Average Home Value $173,488


Total Households 16,956
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 11,428
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 -0.1% -0.25%
Households -0.05% -0.23%
Families -0.17% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


Shawano County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shawano County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 51st
Population Density # 38 49th
Diversity Index # 17 78th
Median Household Income # 42 43rd
Per Capita Income # 60 18th

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