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Elm Grove, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Elm Grove had a population of 6,006 as of July 1, 2017. Elm Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Elm Grove is located at latitude 43.0475 and longitude -88.087 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Elm Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The Village of Elm Grove (GNIS ID: 1583157) 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 Elm Grove population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elm Grove: Elmgrove.

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Elm Grove, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,006
Daytime Population: Workers 2,388
Daytime Population: Residents 3,134
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 5,860
Population in Familes 5,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 1,839
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $115,340
Average Household Income $175,757
Per Capita Income $69,941


Total Housing Units 2,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,151 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $389,558
Average Home Value $420,225


Total Households 2,370
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,702
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 0.17% 0.29%
Households 0.26% 0.37%
Families 0.16% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.4%

Elm Grove, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elm Grove 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 # 129 83rd
Population Density # 86 89th
Diversity Index # 312 60th
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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