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Biron, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Biron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wood County at latitude 44.4284 and longitude -89.7658. Wood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,024 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Biron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Biron (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.65 sq. miles and a water area of 1.74 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 806
Population in Households 773
Population in Familes 608
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 276 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $87,414
Average Home Value $112,635


Median Household Income $43,938
Average Household Income $58,055
Per Capita Income $25,368
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.94% -0.63%
Households -0.72% -0.51%
Families -1.12% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.


Biron, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biron 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 # 430 45th
Population Density1 # 666 14th
Diversity Index2 # 288 62nd
Median Household Income # 525 32nd
Per Capita Income # 325 58th

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