Brandon, Wisconsin

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Brandon, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Brandon People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Brandon Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Brandon Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Brandon, Wisconsin

Comparing Brandon 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Senior Citizens 4 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 6 6
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Brandon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SW of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Fond du Lac
Standard Zip Codes 53919
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.735
Longitude -88.781

Brandon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Brandon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 912 100%
Male 423 46.4%
Female 489 53.6%
Under 18 271 29.7%
18+ 641 70.3%
65+ 120 13.2%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.14
White 910 99.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Brandon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 888
Growth -24
Growth % -2.6%

Brandon 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 41.8%
Dutch 26.7%
US/American 6.6%
Irish 4.7%
Norwegian 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
English 2.6%
Polish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Danish 1.1%
Austrian 0.8%
Sierra Leonean 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brandon 912 $50,227
Fairwater 350 $51,250
Green Lake 1,100 $49,091
Markesan 1,396 $47,574
Ripon 6,828 $51,100
Rosendale 923 $57,083
Waupun 10,718 $50,820
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