Barron, Wisconsin

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Barron, Wisconsin
City
Stebbins House, 130 E. Division Ave.
Stebbins House, 130 E. Division Ave.
Location of Barron in Barron County, Wisconsin.
Location of Barron in Barron County, Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 45°24′2″N 91°50′53″W / 45.40056°N 91.84806°W / 45.40056; -91.84806Coordinates: 45°24′2″N 91°50′53″W / 45.40056°N 91.84806°W / 45.40056; -91.84806
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron
Area[1]
 • Total 2.96 sq mi (7.67 km2)
 • Land 2.88 sq mi (7.46 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.21 km2)
Elevation[2] 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,423
 • Estimate (2016)[4] 3,311
 • Density 1,188.5/sq mi (458.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-04875[5]
GNIS feature ID 1561202[2]
Website cityofbarron.com

Barron is a city in Barron County (of which it is the county seat), in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 3,423 at the 2010 census. The city is located within the Town of Barron.

Geography[edit]

Barron is located at 45°24′1″N 91°50′52″W / 45.40028°N 91.84778°W / 45.40028; -91.84778 (45.400527, -91.847948).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.96 square miles (7.67 km2), of which, 2.88 square miles (7.46 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.[1]

Barron is along U.S. Highway 8 and Wisconsin Highway 25.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 183
1890 829 353.0%
1900 1,493 80.1%
1910 1,449 −2.9%
1920 1,623 12.0%
1930 1,863 14.8%
1940 2,059 10.5%
1950 2,355 14.4%
1960 2,338 −0.7%
1970 2,337 0.0%
1980 2,595 11.0%
1990 2,986 15.1%
2000 3,248 8.8%
2010 3,423 5.4%
Est. 2016 3,311 [4] −3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[3] there were 3,423 people, 1,422 households and 829 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,188.5 inhabitants per square mile (458.9/km2). There were 1,526 housing units at an average density of 529.9 per square mile (204.6/km2). The racial makeup was 87.2% White, 8.8% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 1,422 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.7% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age was 39.1 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup was 50.9% male and 49.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[5] there were 3,248 people, 1,389 households and 837 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,176.7 per square mile (454.4/km²). There were 1,442 housing units at an average density of 522.4 per square mile (201.7/km²). The racial makeup was 96.92% White, 0.62% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 1.05% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.

There were 1,389 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.7% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.83.

23.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median household income was $33,281 and the median family income was $40,401. Males had a median income of $29,487 and females $19,926. The per capita income was $18,485. About 5.6% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-18. 
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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