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Wind Lake, Wisconsin
—  CDP  —
Location of Wind Lake, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°49′19″N 88°9′28″W / 42.82194°N 88.15778°W / 42.82194; -88.15778
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Racine
 - Total 7.1 sq mi (18.5 km2)
 - Land 5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)
 - Water 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
Elevation [1] 794 ft (242 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 5,202
 - Density 986.5/sq mi (380.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 55-87675[2]
GNIS feature ID 1576844[1]

Wind Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 5,202 at the 2000 census. Wind Lake is in the town of Norway.



Wind Lake is located at 42°49′19″N 88°9′28″W / 42.82194°N 88.15778°W / 42.82194; -88.15778 (42.821952, -88.157810)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.5 km²), of which, 5.3 square miles (13.6 km²) of it is land and 1.9 square miles (4.8 km²) of it (26.15%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 5,202 people, 1,817 households, and 1,466 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 986.5 people per square mile (381.1/km²). There were 1,933 housing units at an average density of 366.6/sq mi (141.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.15% White, 0.31% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.69% of the population.

There were 1,817 households out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 14.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,378, and the median income for a family was $74,497. Males had a median income of $46,596 versus $31,716 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,765. About 1.1% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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