Boyd, Wisconsin

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Boyd, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Boyd Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Boyd Low Rate of Poverty
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Boyd Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Boyd, Wisconsin

Comparing Boyd 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Senior Citizens 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Racial Diversity 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Boyd Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Chippewa
Metro Area Eau Claire
Standard Zip Codes 54726
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.951
Longitude -91.034

Boyd Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.5 inches
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
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Boyd Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 680 100%
Male 345 50.7%
Female 335 49.3%
Under 18 189 27.8%
18+ 491 72.2%
65+ 117 17.2%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.09
White 678 99.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Boyd Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 641
Growth -39
Growth % -5.7%

Boyd 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 52.3%
Polish 15.3%
Norwegian 11%
Irish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
US/American 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Dutch 1.3%
Swedish 0.9%
English 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Czech 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Edson (54726)

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)
Boyd 680 $46,875
Cadott 1,345 $38,333
Chippewa Falls 12,925 $43,519
Cornell 1,466 $38,313
Fall Creek 1,236 $47,986
Stanley 1,898 $41,964
Thorp 1,536 $39,000
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