Barron, Wisconsin Population 2024

3,622

Barron is a city located in Barron County Wisconsin. Barron has a 2024 population of 3,622. It is also the county seat of Barron County. Barron is currently declining at a rate of -0.71% annually and its population has decreased by -2.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,728 in 2020.

The average household income in Barron is $54,114 with a poverty rate of 13.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Barron is 35.9 years, 37.4 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Barron Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barron was:

  • White: 72.52%
  • Black or African American: 17.68%
  • Other race: 3.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.98%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,243.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.84% (-106)
The current population of Barron, Wisconsin is 3,622 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,728.

Barron, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,67872.52%
Black or African American65317.68%
Other race1423.85%
Two or more races1102.98%
Native American661.79%
Asian441.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barron Population by Race

Barron Population Pyramid 2024

Barron Median Age

35.9

Total

37.4

Male

33.7

Female

Barron Adults

There are 2,675 adults, (925 of whom are seniors) in Barron.

Barron Age Dependency

111

Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Barron Sex Ratio

Female1,92252.04%
Male1,77147.96%

Barron Population by Age

Barron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4592.3962.537.5
Married5143.04937
Non Family5141.0745.554.5
Female3953.0146.153.9
Male365.425050

3.1

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barron Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1948.24%
9th to 12th Grade27611.73%
High School Graduate76332.43%
Some College53022.52%
Associates Degree25410.79%
Bachelors Degree1747.39%
Graduate Degree1626.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Barron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barron Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,8761,633336
Black251680
Hispanic115770
Other Race84520
2+ Races65590
Native American58580

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.91%.

Barron Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,976$42,765$28,516
Less Than 9th Grade$32,397$51,618$31,343
High School Graduate$33,828$43,712$24,135
Some College$28,839$36,087$22,708
Bachelors Degree$45,368$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$31,976

Average Earnings

$42,765

Average Male

$28,516

Average Female

Barron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barron Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barron Language

86.48% of Barron residents speak only English, while 13.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Barron Language

Barron Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,57239615.4%
Black608589.54%
Hispanic203136.4%
Multiple11065.45%

13.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

13.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barron is White, with 15.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barron is Multiple, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.55%.

Barron Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.5%
Some College11.29%
High School8.34%
Bachelors or Greater5.28%

Barron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.51%
Male Employed1.04%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Barron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barron Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,297$54,114
Families$64,417$67,383
Married Families$69,569$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,625$28,787

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barron Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Barron Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barron Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Barron Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barron Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

254

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War76
Second Gulf War74
Vietnam67
World War II5
Korea0

Barron Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54136
65 to 7450
75+42
18 to 3414
55 to 6412

Barron Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White24211.84%
Black122.99%
Hispanic127.95%

Barron Veterans by Race

Barron Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barron Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Barron Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barron Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barron Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.63%

Born in Barron

83.67%

Native Born

16.33%

Foreign Born

8.61%

Non Citizen

7.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.67% of Barron residents were born in the United States, with 63.63% having been born in Wisconsin. 8.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Barron Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,489-27-0.77%
20283,516-26-0.73%
20273,542-27-0.76%
20263,569-26-0.72%
20253,595-27-0.75%
20243,622-26-0.71%
20233,648-27-0.73%
20223,675-15-0.41%
20213,690-38-1.02%
20203,72840912.32%
20193,319361.1%
20183,283-51-1.53%
20173,33480.24%
20163,326-10-0.3%
20153,336-27-0.8%
20143,363-29-0.85%
20133,392-30-0.88%
20123,422-18-0.52%
20113,440-7-0.2%
20103,4471996.13%
20003,2482628.77%
19902,98639115.07%
19802,59500%

Barron Population by Year