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Birchwood, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Birchwood had a population of 458 as of July 1, 2017. Birchwood ranks in the lower 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 Birchwood is located at latitude 45.6577 and longitude -91.5506 in Washburn County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Birchwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Washburn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The Village of Birchwood (GNIS ID: 1582812) 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 Birchwood 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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Birchwood, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 458
Daytime Population: Workers 347
Daytime Population: Residents 244
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 591
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.29
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 422
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $34,756
Average Household Income $49,470
Per Capita Income $21,687


Total Housing Units 300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $139,189
Average Home Value $175,000


Total Households 207
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 131
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 0.49% -0.04%
Households 0.48% 0.0%
Families 1.45% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Birchwood, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birchwood 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 # 550 29th
Population Density # 505 35th
Diversity Index # 708 8th
Median Household Income # 748 3rd
Per Capita Income # 701 10th

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