Big Bend, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,502

Big Bend is a city located in Waukesha County Wisconsin. Big Bend has a 2024 population of 1,502. Big Bend is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually and its population has increased by 0.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,500 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Bend is $134,192 with a poverty rate of 4.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Bend is 41.9 years, 42.1 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Big Bend Demographics

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

  • White: 97.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
462.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.13% (2)
The current population of Big Bend, Wisconsin is 1,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,500.

Big Bend, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,37197.44%
Two or more races241.71%
Black or African American120.85%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Big Bend Population by Race

Big Bend Population Pyramid 2024

Big Bend Median Age

41.9

Total

42.1

Male

41.8

Female

Big Bend Adults

There are 1,096 adults, (225 of whom are seniors) in Big Bend.

Big Bend Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Bend Sex Ratio

Female60843.21%
Male79956.79%

Big Bend Population by Age

Big Bend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5732.4685.514.5
Married3802.9955
Non Family1551.2758.741.3
Male242.751000
Female142.931000

2.89

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

85.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Bend Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.29%
9th to 12th Grade575.59%
High School Graduate28327.75%
Some College30529.9%
Associates Degree12812.55%
Bachelors Degree16816.47%
Graduate Degree767.45%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Bend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Bend Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White980950244
Hispanic2680
2+ Races2460
Black1200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.9%.

Big Bend Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$68,114$85,000$49,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$122,917$0
High School Graduate$59,167$69,750$40,179
Some College$67,639$74,688$45,938
Bachelors Degree$78,438$112,578$65,000
Graduate Degree$82,083$127,813$0

$68,114

Average Earnings

$85,000

Average Male

$49,250

Average Female

Big Bend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Bend Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Bend Language

97.93% of Big Bend residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Big Bend Language

Big Bend Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,367483.51%
Black1212100%

4.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.01%

Male Poverty Rate

4.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Bend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Bend is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Bend is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.1%.

Big Bend Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School7.07%
Some College3.7%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%

Big Bend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.11%
Female Employed4.23%
Male Employed0.7%
Male Unemployed0%

Big Bend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Bend Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$127,188$134,192
Families$134,964$162,633
Married Families$137,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,536$56,595

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Bend Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

66.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Bend Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Bend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Big Bend Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Bend Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

117

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam74
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War5
Korea3
World War II0

Big Bend Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7468
75+20
35 to 5412
18 to 3410
55 to 647

Big Bend Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11711.04%

Big Bend Veterans by Race

Big Bend Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Bend Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Big Bend Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Bend Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Bend 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

86.21%

Born in Big Bend

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.79% of Big Bend residents were born in the United States, with 86.21% having been born in Wisconsin. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Big Bend Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,50400%
20281,50410.07%
20271,50300%
20261,50310.07%
20251,50200%
20241,50210.07%
20231,50100%
20221,501-1-0.07%
20211,50220.13%
20201,500463.16%
20191,454161.11%
20181,438624.51%
20171,376584.4%
20161,318191.46%
20151,29970.54%
20141,292171.33%
20131,27500%
20121,27540.31%
20111,27130.24%
20101,26800%

Big Bend Population by Year