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The Powers Lake CDP(1) had a population of 1,290 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Powers Lake is located at latitude 42.5536 and longitude -88.2945 in Kenosha County. The formal boundaries for the Powers Lake Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. Kenosha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Powers Lake Census Designated Place are located in Kenosha County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Walworth County.

The Powers Lake Census Designated Place 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 Powers Lake Census Designated Place is located within Town of Wheatland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kenosha County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Powers Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 1,290 (100%)
Population in Households 1,285 (99.6%)
Population in Families 1,118 (86.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 645
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $82,730
Average Household Income $93,030
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $35,731
Wealth Index5 99


Total HU (Housing Units) 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (43.5%)
Median Home Value $237,873
Average Home Value $299,165
Housing Affordability Index3 196


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 381
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.73% 0.64%
Households 0.77% 0.67%
Families 0.73% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.79%

Powers Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powers Lake to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 347 56th
Population Density # 390 50th
Median Household Income # 85 89th
Housing Affordability Index # 483 62nd
Per Capita Income # 192 75th
Diversity Index # 512 34th

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