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Town of Warren, Wisconsin
Census Data for Warren ...
The most recent Census Estimate<1> was for 2017 and it gave Warren a population of 657 people.
The last Decennial Census<2> was in 2010, which gave Warren a population of 668 people.
The community of Warren is located in Waushara County. The 2010 Census gave Waushara County a population of 24,496 people. This means that Warren had 2.73% of the county's total population, making it Waushara's 17th most populous community.
When the Census Bureau conducts a census for a community like Warren, they draw a boundary around the area in which they are going to conduct their count - this defines the sampling area (usually shaped as a polygon). The shape of the sampling area can be quite complex and it's important to keep in mind that the boundaries of the sampling area may or may not match the recognized boundaries of the community.
Things like the population, area and housing for Warren reflect the sampling area. Since the shape of the sampling area and the actual boundaries of Warren might be different, it's best to check with the U.S. Census Bureau to resolve any difference between the two.
The 2010 Census shows that the sampling area for Warren has a total area of 32.68 square miles [84.6 km²]. Of this total, a small amount of the area is covered by water (0.09 square miles [0.2 km²]).
Waushara County has a land area of 626 square miles [1,621.7 km²]. At 32.58 square miles [84.4 km²], Warren has 5.2% of the county's total land area.
Not only does the sampling area define boundaries, it also has a GPS location (latitude & longitude) that indicates a point within the sampling area (usually the center of the polygon, known as the centroid). At the time of the 2010 Census, the sampling area was located at:
Lat: 44° 1' 34" (or 44.03°) [Map]
More information on this topic and the changes between the 2000 Census and the 2010 Census can be found in the section for our Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Population Density ...
Using the population (668 people) and land area (32.58 square miles [84.4 km²]) values from the 2010 Census, Warren had a population density of 20.44 people per square mile [7.89 people/km²].
In comparison, the 2000 Census shows Warren had a population of 675 people and a land area of 32.54 square miles [84.3 km²]. This gives a population density of 20.68 people per square mile [7.99 people/km²]
NOTE: Be aware that when comparing population density between the 2000 and the 2010 Census, there were changes in the sampling area for Warren. You need to be careful when making such a comparison, the differences are likely to lead to a misleading comparison. More information about the changes can be found in the section Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Housing Units ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Warren had 357 Housing Units<3> and with its population of 668 people, this averages 1.87 people per Housing Unit.
The 2010 Census shows Warren had a land area of 32.58 square miles [84.4 km²]. This translates to 10.93 Housing Units per square mile [4.22 housing units/km²].
From the Census of 2000: Warren had 334 Housing Units, a population of 675 people and a land area of 32.54 square miles [84.3 km²]. This gives a density of 2.02 people per Housing Unit and 10.24 Housing Units per square mile [3.95 housing units/km²].
NOTE: Repeating the caution above (under Population Density), be aware that when comparing Housing Units between the 2000 and the 2010 Census, there were changes in the sampling area for Warren and you need to be careful when comparing values between the censuses. More information about the nature of these the changes can be found in the section called Census-to-Census Observations ... (see below).
Waushara County ...
The Town of Warren is located in Waushara County.
The county had a population of 24,496 people at the 2010 Census. With it's population of 668 people, Warren represented 2.73% of the county's total.
In addition, where the community of Warren has a population density of 20.44 people per square mile [7.89 people/km²], Waushara County averages 39.12 people per square mile [15.1 people/km²].
For more information, please visit our Census Page for Waushara County.
Population Rings for Warren ...
To help identify the number of people who live in Warren and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Warren. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4>
Census-to-Census Observations ...
When the Census Bureau takes a census count (or enumeration) for Warren, they start by specifying the boundaries of the area to be counted. This area (or sampling area) is a polygon and its shape can be quite complex - it may or may not match the geographical boundaries of Warren. It's important to note that from one Census to the next, the shape and location of the polygon can change. If you need precision or details about the methodology of the Census, you should visit the U.S. Census Bureau for a definitive answer.
There is only a very minor difference in the sampling area given between the 2010 Census and the 2000 Census.
The 2010 Census shows that the total area for Warren was 32.68 square miles [84.6 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of the area is covered by water.
The 2000 Census shows a total area of 32.63 square miles [84.5 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of the area is covered by water.
While generally coinciding with the GPS location (latitude/longitude) of Warren, the latitude and longitude given by the Census Bureau actually indicates the GPS location of the polygon for Warren.
For the 2010 Census, the location was given as:
Lat: 44.026141° (or 44°1'34" N) [Map]
For the 2000 Census, the location given was:
Lat: 44.033811° (or 44°2'1" N) [Map]
The difference indicates that the U.S. Census Bureau moved the location of the polygon for the 2010 Census 4,840 feet to the southeast<5> of the location that was used in the 2000 Census.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) have assigned a unique GNIS identifier (#1584346) to Warren. This identifier also marks a GSP point on the map, and that point lies within the boundaries of Warren. The GNIS point has been mapped to the latitude/longitude:
Lat: 44.027758° (or 44°1'39" N) [Map]
The GSP location given for the 2010 Census lies 1,862 feet to the east<6> of the point given by the GNIS for Warren. For more information about this and the relationship of the various Federal Codes, please visit our Misc Page for Warren.
Miscellaneous Information for Warren ...
The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Waushara County or the community of Warren:
The GNIS Codes ...
The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Warren:
GNIS ID for Warren: 1584346
The FIPS Codes ...
An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
State Code: 55 (Wisconsin)
County Code: 137 (Waushara County)
Place Code: 83425 (Warren)
Misc. Census Codes ...
Warren is located in Census Region #2 (the Midwest Region) and Division #3 (the East North-Central Division).
For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Warren.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website of the U.S. Census Bureau
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The official website for Waushara County: www.1waushara.com/
The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/
The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)
The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
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This page was last modified: 19 Jan 2019