Viroqua, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Viroqua, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Viroqua had a population of 4,529 as of July 1, 2018. Viroqua ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Viroqua is located at latitude 43.5578 and longitude -90.8867 in Vernon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Viroqua (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vernon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,266 feet.

The City of Viroqua (GNIS ID: 1584335) 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.

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


Total Population 4,529
Population in Households 4,330
Population in Familes 3,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 1,192
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $36,456
Average Household Income $54,531
Per Capita Income $25,648


Total Housing Units 2,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,384 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 745 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 169 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $121,250
Average Home Value $133,616


Total Households 2,129
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,126
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 0.39% 0.52%
Households 0.52% 0.58%
Families 0.67% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Viroqua, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Viroqua 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 # 154 80th
Population Density # 190 76th
Diversity Index # 604 22nd
Median Household Income # 748 3rd
Per Capita Income # 516 33rd

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