Barron, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Barron, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Barron had a population of 3,307 as of July 1, 2018. Barron ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Barron is located at latitude 45.4022 and longitude -91.8444 in Barron County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Barron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,109 feet.

The City of Barron (GNIS ID: 1582755) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Barron: Quaderers Camp.

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Barron, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,307
Population in Households 3,141
Population in Familes 2,323
Population in Group Qrtrs 166
Population Density2 1,149
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $42,124
Average Household Income $53,020
Per Capita Income $22,344


Total Housing Units 1,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 585 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 152 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $106,710
Average Home Value $112,390


Total Households 1,377
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 813
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.42% -0.12%
Households -0.39% -0.16%
Families -0.24% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Barron, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barron to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 192 75th
Population Density # 201 74th
Diversity Index # 80 90th
Median Household Income # 683 12th
Per Capita Income # 686 11th

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