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The City of Brodhead had a population of 3,202 as of July 1, 2016. Brodhead ranks in the upper 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 Brodhead is located at latitude 42.6167 and longitude -89.3756 in Green County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brodhead (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Green County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Brodhead are located in Green County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Rock County.

The City of Brodhead (GNIS ID: 1582865) 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 Brodhead 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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Brodhead, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,202
Population in Households 3,188
Population in Familes 2,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,804
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,322
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 888
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,463 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 962 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 361 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $122,011
Average Home Value $153,122


Median Household Income $44,875
Average Household Income $53,896
Per Capita Income $21,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.18%
Households -0.31% -0.15%
Families 0.68% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
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.

Brodhead, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brodhead 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 # 198 75th
Population Density1 # 89 89th
Diversity Index2 # 319 59th
Median Household Income # 530 32nd
Per Capita Income # 653 16th

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