Birnamwood, Wisconsin

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Birnamwood, Wisconsin

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High Points

Birnamwood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Comparative Profile of Birnamwood, Wisconsin

Comparing Birnamwood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Age of the Population 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 7
Portion of People Married 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 9
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Birnamwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles NW of Appleton, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 146 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Shawano
Standard Zip Codes 54414
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.933
Longitude -89.209

Birnamwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOWLER
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Station ANTIGO
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
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Birnamwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 795 100%
Male 375 47.2%
Female 420 52.8%
Under 18 232 29.2%
18+ 563 70.8%
65+ 165 20.8%
Median Age 36.9
Average Family Size 3.14
White 776 97.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 10 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Birnamwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 779
Growth -16
Growth % -2%

Birnamwood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 54.1%
Polish 9.8%
US/American 6.3%
Irish 4.5%
English 4.5%
Norwegian 3.9%
Italian 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2%
Swedish 1.9%
Czech 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Austrian 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
European 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Norrie (54414)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Birnamwood 795 $47,574
Aniwa 272 $30,833
Eland 251 $41,607
Elderon 189 $55,417
Hatley 476 $48,125
Mattoon 466 $41,375
Wittenberg 1,177 $40,074
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