Chain O Lakes, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chain O Lakes, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Chain O' Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 993 as of July 1, 2017. Chain O Lakes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Chain O Lakes is located at latitude 44.332 and longitude -89.1628 in Waupaca County. The formal boundaries for the Chain O' Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 1.19 sq. miles. Waupaca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 915 feet.

The Chain O' Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585060) 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 Chain O' Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Town of Farmington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Waupaca County.

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


Total Population 993
Daytime Population: Workers 150
Daytime Population: Residents 557
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 707
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 887
Population in Familes 710
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $60,909
Average Household Income $86,472
Per Capita Income $36,832


Total Housing Units 1,033 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 553 (53.5%)
Median Home Value $227,273
Average Home Value $294,985


Total Households 480
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 316
Average Family Size 2
  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% 0.0%
Households 0.29% 0.08%
Families -0.09% -0.06%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Chain O Lakes, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chain O Lakes 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 # 388 50th
Population Density # 592 24th
Diversity Index # 623 20th
Median Household Income # 222 71st
Per Capita Income # 76 90th

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