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Bruce, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Bruce is a populated place located in Rusk County at latitude 45.4635 and longitude -91.2793. Rusk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Bruce, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bruce, Wisconsin.

The Census Class Code for Bruce indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Bruce, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 782
Population in Households 782
Population in Familes 577
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 334
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 210
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $65,650
Average Home Value $68,083


Median Household Income $37,422
Average Household Income $43,295
Per Capita Income $20,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.09% 0.08%
Households 0.25% 0.16%
Families 0.8% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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, 2014 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 # 437 44th
Population Density1 # 557 28th
Diversity Index2 # 747 3rd
Median Household Income # 696 10th
Per Capita Income # 660 15th

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