Caroline, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Caroline, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Caroline Census Designated Place had a population of 286 as of July 1, 2018. Caroline ranks in the lower 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 Caroline is located at latitude 44.7233 and longitude -88.8996 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Caroline Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The Caroline Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585059) 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 Caroline Census Designated Place is located within Town of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shawano County.

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


Total Population 286
Population in Households 286
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 241
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $55,254
Average Household Income $69,743
Per Capita Income $26,020


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $163,235
Average Home Value $184,021


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 90
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 0.7% 0.14%
Households 0.77% 0.17%
Families 0.99% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Caroline, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline 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 # 629 19th
Population Density # 628 19th
Diversity Index # 586 25th
Median Household Income # 365 53rd
Per Capita Income # 494 36th

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