Bruce, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bruce, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Bruce had a population of 773 as of July 1, 2015. Bruce ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bruce is located at latitude 45.4635 and longitude -91.2793 in Rusk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Bruce (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Rusk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The Village of Bruce (GNIS ID: 1582878) 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 Bruce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Bruce, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 773
Population in Households 773
Population in Familes 571
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 330
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $62,810
Average Home Value $64,113


Median Household Income $40,110
Average Household Income $47,830
Per Capita Income $22,407
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.0%
Households -0.1% 0.11%
Families 0.37% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Bruce, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bruce to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 440 43rd
Population Density1 # 561 28th
Diversity Index2 # 740 4th
Median Household Income # 649 16th
Per Capita Income # 576 26th

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