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Birnamwood, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Birnamwood had a population of 847 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Birnamwood is located at latitude 44.9318 and longitude -89.2094 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Birnamwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Birnamwood are located in Shawano County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Marathon County.

The Village of Birnamwood (GNIS ID: 1582814) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Birnamwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Birnamwood, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 847
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 676
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 383
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 362
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $102,459
Average Home Value $127,315


Median Household Income $43,984
Average Household Income $51,717
Per Capita Income $21,645
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.31%
Households 0.87% 0.49%
Families 1.76% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Birnamwood, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birnamwood to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 417 46th
Population Density1 # 528 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 427 45th
Median Household Income # 556 28th
Per Capita Income # 647 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.