Delavan Lake, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Delavan Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Delavan Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 2,646 as of July 1, 2018. Delavan Lake 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 Delavan Lake is located at latitude 42.5989 and longitude -88.6245 in Walworth County. The formal boundaries for the Delavan Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.11 sq. miles and a water area of 2.5 sq. miles. Walworth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Delavan Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393393) 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 Delavan Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Delavan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Walworth County.

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


Total Population 2,646
Population in Households 2,634
Population in Familes 2,138
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 644
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $66,059
Average Household Income $78,995
Per Capita Income $31,720


Total Housing Units 2,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 862 (37.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 213 ( 9.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,241 (53.6%)
Median Home Value $242,905
Average Home Value $322,364


Total Households 1,075
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 731
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 -0.01% 0.19%
Households 0.08% 0.22%
Families 0.12% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Delavan Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delavan Lake 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 # 223 71st
Population Density # 389 50th
Diversity Index # 101 87th
Median Household Income # 173 78th
Per Capita Income # 207 73rd

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