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Gresham, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Gresham had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2017. Gresham ranks in 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 Gresham is located at latitude 44.8479 and longitude -88.7823 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Gresham (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Village of Gresham (GNIS ID: 1583326) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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


Total Population 583
Daytime Population: Workers 214
Daytime Population: Residents 300
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 580
Population in Familes 479
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 511
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $45,066
Average Household Income $54,135
Per Capita Income $21,064


Total Housing Units 280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $140,385
Average Home Value $165,714


Total Households 238
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 171
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 -0.07% -0.31%
Households -0.06% -0.25%
Families 2.3% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Gresham, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gresham 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 # 497 36th
Population Density # 461 41st
Diversity Index # 27 97th
Median Household Income # 607 22nd
Per Capita Income # 721 7th

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