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Big Bend, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Big Bend had a population of 1,253 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Big Bend is located at latitude 42.897 and longitude -88.2137 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Big Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Big Bend (GNIS ID: 1582806) 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 Big Bend 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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Big Bend, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,253
Population in Households 1,234
Population in Familes 1,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 404
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 376
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 406 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $238,864
Average Home Value $271,975


Median Household Income $76,305
Average Household Income $84,417
Per Capita Income $31,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.11%
Households -0.23% -0.08%
Families 0.09% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.

Big Bend, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Bend 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 # 349 55th
Population Density1 # 514 34th
Diversity Index2 # 412 47th
Median Household Income # 52 93rd
Per Capita Income # 123 84th

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