Port Edwards, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Edwards, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Port Edwards had a population of 1,798 as of July 1, 2018. Port Edwards ranks in the lower 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 Port Edwards is located at latitude 44.3573 and longitude -89.8504 in Wood County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Port Edwards (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.03 sq. miles and a water area of 1.25 sq. miles. Wood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Village of Port Edwards (GNIS ID: 1583954) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Edwards: Frenchtown.

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


Total Population 1,798
Population in Households 1,731
Population in Familes 1,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 298
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $54,803
Average Household Income $63,838
Per Capita Income $25,783


Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $103,226
Average Home Value $122,632


Total Households 715
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 498
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 -0.13% 0.02%
Households 0.07% 0.08%
Families -0.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

Port Edwards, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Edwards 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 # 282 64th
Population Density # 587 24th
Diversity Index # 274 64th
Median Household Income # 383 51st
Per Capita Income # 513 34th

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