Brunswick, Wisconsin

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 1,624. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
 
Males: 837  (51.5%)
Females: 787  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54701.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,017 (it was $46,458 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$59,017
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,405 (it was $21,774 in 2000)

Brunswick town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $187,835 (it was $114,200 in 2000)
Brunswick:

$187,835
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $163,883; Detached houses: $171,655; Townhouses or other attached units: $105,483; In 2-unit structures: $302,217; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,022; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,039; Mobile homes: $40,486
  • Races in Brunswick, WI (2010)

    Brunswick races chart
    • 1,58397.5%White alone
    • 140.9%Hispanic
    • 130.8%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

Races in Brunswick detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brunswick: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Ancestries: German (42.5%), Norwegian (28.2%), English (7.8%), Irish (7.2%), Polish (5.8%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.6 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (very low).

Brunswick,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Brunswick:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brunswick town:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

20 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Brunswick town:  1.4% ($1,590)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (7.0 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (76.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (280.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Drammen, WI (2.5 miles ), Union, WI (2.5 miles ), Rock Creek, WI (2.5 miles ), Pleasant Valley, WI (2.6 miles ), Eau Claire, WI (2.7 miles ), Washington, WI (2.9 miles ), Altoona, WI (2.9 miles ), Spring Brook, WI (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 91.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Brunswick: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brunswick, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Brunswick, Wisconsin average temperatures Brunswick, Wisconsin average precipitation Brunswick, Wisconsin humidity Brunswick, Wisconsin wind speed Brunswick, Wisconsin snowfall Brunswick, Wisconsin sunshine Brunswick, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Brunswick-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Brunswick town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brunswick-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from Brunswick center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 388.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Brunswick center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eau Claire County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brunswick:

  • CLAIREMONT NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • SACRED HEART HSPTL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • LUTHER HOSPITAL - MAYO CLINIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM EAU CLAIRE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC DIALYSIS - LONDON ROAD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)
  • SYVERSON LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EAU CLAIRE, WI)

Amtrak station near Brunswick:

  • 7 miles: EAU CLARE (101 N. FARWELL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brunswick:

  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 6 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 6 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 21 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Winona State University (about 48 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 48 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 53 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 65 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Brunswick: Candy Corners (A), Township Fire Department Station 5 Brunswick (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Brunswick: Apostolic Faith Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Brunswick Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Powell Lake (A), Cooley Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Taylor Creek (A), West Creek (B), Lowes Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Eau Claire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.6. This is better than average.

City:

53.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.0%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.7%
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Brunswick travel time to work - commute Brunswick mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brunswick town (based on Eau Claire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant19,22029
Evangelical Protestant18,44258
Catholic16,24010
Other1,74412
None43,090-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Eau Claire County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Eau Claire County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Eau Claire County:

4.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Eau Claire County:

25.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

13.0%

7.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chippewa County, WI  1.36% ($29,748 average AGI)
from Dunn County, WI  0.52% ($27,435)
from Trempealeau County, WI  0.32% ($32,000)


6.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Eau Claire County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chippewa County, WI  1.37% ($33,602 average AGI)
to Dunn County, WI  0.46% ($30,384)
to Dane County, WI  0.31% ($32,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brunswick:

  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDVM (1050 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WBIZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brunswick:

  • WHEM (91.3 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FOURTH DIMENSION, INC.)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; ALTOONA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; ELK MOUND, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: BUSHLAND RADIO SPECIALTIES/WCFW)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHTL-FM (102.3 FM; WHITEHALL, WI; Owner: THE WHTL GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • W206AH (89.1 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brunswick:

  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 46m151ftTotal length
  • 94,230Total average daily traffic
  • 8,723Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brunswick, WI

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (8%)

Brunswick compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Cost of Living Calculator