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Caroline, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Caroline Census Designated Place had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.7208 and longitude -88.8915 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Caroline Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Caroline, WI Housing Affordability Index is 199
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Caroline, WI Wealth Index is 76
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 288 (100%)
Population in Households 288 (100.0%)
Population in Families 254 (88.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 243
Diversity Index2 9
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,630
Average Household Income $75,354
Per Capita Income $28,652
Wealth Index4 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 123 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $164,130
Housing Affordability Index3 199
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.7% 0.21%
Households 0.78% 0.17%
Families 1.0% 0.22%
Median Household Income   3.21%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Caroline, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caroline to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 628 19th
Population Density # 629 19th
Diversity Index # 603 22nd
Median Household Income # 266 66th
Per Capita Income # 402 48th

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