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Brokaw, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Brokaw had a population of 243 as of July 1, 2017. Brokaw ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brokaw is located at latitude 45.027 and longitude -89.6533 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Brokaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The Village of Brokaw (GNIS ID: 1582866) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brokaw population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 243
Daytime Population: Workers 147
Daytime Population: Residents 95
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 242
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 226
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $64,366
Average Household Income $72,416
Per Capita Income $29,780


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $188,043
Average Home Value $225,806


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.45% -0.08%
Households -0.34% -0.17%
Families 3.72% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Brokaw, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brokaw to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 655 16th
Population Density # 639 18th
Diversity Index # 396 49th
Median Household Income # 176 77th
Per Capita Income # 252 68th

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