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Birnamwood, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Birnamwood had a population of 835 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Birnamwood is located at latitude 44.9318 and longitude -89.2094 in Shawano County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Birnamwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shawano County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Birnamwood are located in Shawano County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Marathon County.

The Village of Birnamwood (GNIS ID: 1582814) 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.

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


Total Population 835
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 660
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 377
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $45,059
Average Household Income $53,425
Per Capita Income $22,139


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $108,712
Average Home Value $130,377


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 235
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 0.25% 0.02%
Households 0.35% 0.06%
Families 0.97% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Birnamwood, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birnamwood 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 # 421 46th
Population Density # 532 31st
Diversity Index # 446 42nd
Median Household Income # 610 21st
Per Capita Income # 693 11th

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