Biron, Wisconsin

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Biron, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 12% Biron Well-Paid Single Men
Short Commute Times
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Top 13% Biron Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 14% Biron Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Biron, Wisconsin

Comparing Biron 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 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 5
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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

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Biron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles NW of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Wood
Standard Zip Codes 54494
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.423
Longitude -89.78

Biron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
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Biron Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 915 100%
Male 440 48.1%
Female 475 51.9%
Under 18 198 21.6%
18+ 717 78.4%
65+ 219 23.9%
Median Age 43.3
Average Family Size 2.82
White 887 96.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 11 1.2%
Mixed Race 10 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 16 1.7%

Estimated Biron Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 851
Growth -64
Growth % -7%

Biron 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 37.9%
Polish 15.3%
Norwegian 8.9%
US/American 8.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Irish 5.2%
English 4.2%
French Canadian 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Czech 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Slavic 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Grand Rapids (54494)
Kellner (54494)
Wisc Rapids (54494)

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)
Biron 915 $51,719
Junction City 440 $42,031
Nekoosa 2,590 $44,583
Port Edwards 1,944 $54,801
Rudolph 423 $50,625
Vesper 541 $45,000
Wisconsin Rapids 18,435 $43,594
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