Burnett County WI Information


Burnett County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,055
Daytime Population: Workers 5,424
Daytime Population: Residents 8,326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,750
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 14,916
Population in Familes 11,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $44,421
Average Household Income $58,160
Per Capita Income $25,809


Total Housing Units 15,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,299 (33.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,352 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,984 (57.5%)
Median Home Value $168,897
Average Home Value $203,770


Total Households 6,651
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,334
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 -0.36% -0.56%
Households -0.32% -0.53%
Families -0.44% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


Burnett County WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burnett 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 # 64 13th
Population Density # 63 14th
Diversity Index # 33 56th
Median Household Income # 68 7th
Per Capita Income # 54 26th

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