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People

Total Population 3,366
Male Share of the Population 55.6%
Female Share of the Population 44.4%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,712
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 39.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,442
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 31.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $669
Median House Value $86,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 68 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Barron
Standard Zip Codes 54812
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.401
Longitude -91.848

Barron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RICE LAKE
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station WEYERHAUSER
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station AMERY
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Barron, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Poskin (54812)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Almena 684 $48,750
Cameron 1,974 $51,346
Chetek 2,345 $41,250
Cumberland 2,434 $51,591
Dallas 368 $48,214
Rice Lake 8,355 $47,074

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Barron Hospitals

BARRON MEM MED CTR MAYO
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1222 E WOODLAND AVE
(715) 537-3186
Emergency Service: Yes

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Barron High Schools

BARRON HI
1050 E WOODLAND AVE
715-537-5627
Serves 484 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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