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Big Bend, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Big Bend had a population of 1,269 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Big Bend is located at latitude 42.897 and longitude -88.2137 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Big Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Big Bend (GNIS ID: 1582806) 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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Big Bend, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,269
Population in Households 1,251
Population in Familes 1,088
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 409
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $81,889
Average Household Income $90,630
Per Capita Income $34,272


Total Housing Units 505 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 410 (81.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $252,823
Average Home Value $286,679


Total Households 483
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 380
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 -0.15% 0.05%
Households -0.05% 0.12%
Families 0.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Big Bend, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Bend 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 # 344 56th
Population Density # 510 34th
Diversity Index # 415 47th
Median Household Income # 57 93rd
Per Capita Income # 131 83rd

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