Barron County WI Information


Barron County Subdivisions

Barron County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,142
Daytime Population: Workers 23,616
Daytime Population: Residents 22,436
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,052
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 45,542
Population in Familes 36,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 600
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $48,165
Average Household Income $62,421
Per Capita Income $26,283


Total Housing Units 24,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,665 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,653 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,765 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $147,372
Average Home Value $183,626


Total Households 19,318
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 12,613
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.23%
Households 0.1% 0.23%
Families -0.01% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.86%


Barron County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barron County to the other 72 counties and county equivalents in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 60th
Population Density # 34 54th
Diversity Index # 44 39th
Median Household Income # 56 24th
Per Capita Income # 50 31st

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