Barron County WI Information

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Barron County WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Barron County WI Housing Affordability Index is 140
State of Wisconsin Housing Affordability Index is 127
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Barron County WI Wealth Index is 72
State of Wisconsin Wealth Index is 88
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 46,636
Population in Households 46,024
Population in Familes 36,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 612
Population Density 54
Diversity Index1 16
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,357
Average Household Income $67,437
Per Capita Income $28,382
Wealth Index3 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 24,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,795 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,819 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,649 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $156,484
Housing Affordability Index2 140
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 19,614
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 12,754
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.18% 0.25%
Households 0.25% 0.28%
Families 0.11% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

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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, 2019 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 40th
Median Household Income # 50 32nd
Per Capita Income # 36 51st

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