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The Village of Big Bend had a population of 1,248 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Big Bend is located at latitude 42.8814 and longitude -88.2068 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Big Bend 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 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, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,248 (100%)
Population in Households 1,230 (98.6%)
Population in Families 1,068 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 18 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 382
Diversity Index2 14
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,181
Average Household Income $109,715
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $41,456
Wealth Index5 138
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 416 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $256,159
Average Home Value $327,038
Housing Affordability Index3 231
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 483
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.08% -0.02%
Households 0.09% 0.08%
Families 0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
Owner Occupied HU   0.24%

Big Bend, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Bend to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 358 54th
Population Density # 527 32nd
Median Household Income # 39 95th
Housing Affordability Index # 684 88th
Per Capita Income # 75 90th
Diversity Index # 423 46th

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