Whiting, Wisconsin

Whiting: Village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States

About

Whiting is a village located in the county of Portage in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,724 and a population density of 308 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,704 inhabitants.

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Location of Whiting on Wisconsin map.

Quick Facts about Whiting

Population : 1,704 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Portage County
Postal code : 54481
Area : 5.59 km2
Altitude : 1,086 feet / 331 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:58:55 (13th June 2024)
Density : 305 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.17% (2010-2020)
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Portage County Wisconsin Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Whiting Highlighted
Portage County Wisconsin Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Whiting Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Whiting is located at 44°29'37"N 89°33'31"W (44.4935800, -89.5587300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Whiting decreased by 1.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,724 - census
2011 1,724 0% estimation process
2012 1,719 -0.29% estimation process
2013 1,720 0.06% estimation process
2014 1,727 0.41% estimation process
2015 1,720 -0.41% estimation process
2016 1,710 -0.58% estimation process
2017 1,708 -0.12% estimation process
2018 1,707 -0.06% estimation process
2019 1,705 -0.12% estimation process
2020 1,704 -0.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,476
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,437
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,221
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,456
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.9%
People over 65 (%) : 15.3%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 69.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 16.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 40.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 38.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 326
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 16.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.9%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $82,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,159
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $398
2015-2019 median gross rent : $790
2015-2019 Households : 2,878
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,745
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,122
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 150,857
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 282,409
2012 total retail sales per capita : $33,652
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,444
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,611
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 881
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 542
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 268
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 542
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 112
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 687
2010 population per square mile : 831.4
2010 land area in square miles : 10.17

Schools in Whiting

College & universities near Whiting, WI

Code Name City ZIP
240480 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Stevens Point (WI) 54481-3897

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Whiting, WI

Code Name Address Type
SVU Stevens Point, WI 2050 4th Avenue BUS
SVP Stevens Point, Wisconsin 200 Division St. BUS
WIR Wisconsin Rapids, WI 2611 West Grand Avenue BUS
WAU Waupaca, Wisconsin 1222 West Fulton St. BUS
WIT Wittenberg, WI 505 Grand Avenue BUS

Post offices near Whiting

Post Office Name City ZIP
Stevens Poin Post Office Stevens Point (WI) 54481

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  • Whiting , Iowa city in Monona County, Iowa, United States with a population of 721 people.
  • Whiting , Maine town in Washington County, Maine, United States with a population of 485 people.
  • Whiting , Vermont town in Addison County, Vermont, United States with a population of 412 people.
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Other cities in Portage County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Portage County , WI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Stevens Point 25,949 City in Portage County, Wisconsin
Stockton 3,007 Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin
Plover 1,667 Village in Portage County, Wisconsin
Garfield 1,645 Garfield is a city in Portage County, Wisconsin
Amherst 1,361 Town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States
Alban 908 Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin
New Hope 735 Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin
Almond 699 Civil town in Portage County, Wisconsin
Jordan 654 Town in Green County, Wisconsin, United States
Park Ridge 496 Village in Portage County, Wisconsin
Rosholt 481 Village in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States
Junction City 439 Village in Portage County Wisconsin
Amherst Junction 392 Village in Portage County, Wisconsin
Peru 251 Town in Wisconsin, United States
Blaine 190 U.
Nelsonville 151 Village in Portage County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Whiting distances to largest Wisconsin cities